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  1. Help! Snail Infestation Inside Canister Filter!!!

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Ok I'm at a loss. I have a bad pond snail infestation inside my fluval 305. I tried replacing all the filters and rinsing all the parts with super hot water and wiping it all down so as to get rid of the egg globs, but I just opened it up again today and a whole new infestation is there...
  2. Fluval Canister Filter Spray bar

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    So I'm thinking of ordering Fluval External Canister Filter Spray Bar Kit A-235 (a spray bar) to help with film on the top of the water but also have an easier flow for my plants. What's the best position and direction of this attachment? I just upgraded to a normal 55g (from my 55g tall) so...
  3. "spit back" with Fluval 305 canister water change

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hey all, so I just did a water change and cleaned the canister too. The unique part of the fluval is there's a stop valve that allows you to keep water in the connected hoses for an easier transition (my explanation may be off). Problem is, when I cleaned the canister I drained the water...
  4. Is flow rate too high?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hey all, I just upgraded filters for my 56g column from 2 fluval U2 to a Fluval 305 canister. I'm wondering if the flow rate is too high or if there's an "optimal" flow rate? The box says 260 GPH (185 GPH filter circulation). Above the outtake, sometimes I'll notice a little water funnel here...