- - Filter current power
|Blaxicanlatino ||02-01-2011 04:26 PM |
Filter current power
I have a whisper power filter. The current coming from the filter (where the water leaves the filter) is a bit too powrful for it moves plants around. i know theres already a thread similiar to this, but i had trouble finding it T_T. any suggetions on how to reduce the power of the current?
|burnsbabe ||02-01-2011 11:35 PM |
Knowing exactly what filter you have would really help. My Aquaclear has a little lever that can adjust intake/outflow within a fairly small range. Keeping your water level high also helps. If all else fails you can probably rig something (a bit of plastic bottle or whatnot) to the outflow.
|Blaxicanlatino ||02-02-2011 10:17 AM |
Its a whisper power filter for 10 gallon
and the water level is all the way to the top XD so much so that when i put my arm in to remove something or shift a plant, some water comes out XD
|Blaxicanlatino ||02-03-2011 02:09 PM |
|burnsbabe ||02-03-2011 03:25 PM |
I didn't think there was much more to say on my idea. It doesn't look to have any sort of flow adjustment. I'd try adding something onto the return (the bottle bit I mentioned before maybe).
|Blaxicanlatino ||02-03-2011 03:47 PM |
thanks for the post. I didnt know what plastic rig was being referred to. But the filter baffle works perfectly!!! thanks!
|Grimmjow ||02-03-2011 03:57 PM |
Np, its such a great and simple solution it makes you wonder why you didnt think of it too.
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