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Hey guys, I had some extra bio media sitting around so I came up with this:



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1. small soda bottle
2. air line with small air stone
3. long zip tie
4. 2 suction cups (aquatic gardens heater replacement suction cups from petco work well)
5. Bio or chemical media of your choice (I used aqua clear ceramic tubes)



1. Cut "door" into side of bottle to add media
2. Cut slits in other side to insert suction cups
3. Drill as many tiny holes in bottle bottom as desired
4. Drill 1/8" hole in center bottom of bottle, run air line through, position airstone in center of bottle top
5. Fill with media
6. Zip tie door shut

 

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how long have u had that running?? does it really make a difference??
 

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co-photo said:
fosterthefishydude said:
how long have u had that running?? does it really make a difference??
do you understand biological filtration????
now that i think about it i really dont that well. :lol: i no u like, put air (oxygen) on something rigid and it helps put beneficial bacteria in water. but i dont really get how it works or what it does.
 

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Cool. I made one out of a Dasani water bottle. It holds exactly 1 Liter of Ceramic rings which is great. Im not sure what tank I will run it on, but I have a filling that it will be in my Quarintine tank. I also put a polyfiber pad inside the bottle where the bubbles exit. This is a great idea.
 

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you cannot post pictures directly into the thread. You must go to a free photo hosting website like Photobucket. You upload your photos to store on their website, and now they are avialable to post wherever you want. Basically when you go to the site and click on your stored photo, it will produce a line of html code for you that you simply copy, then paste directly into your posts here. That magic line of code tells this website to download your pic from the photo website as this page loads.
 

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well he did say "a photo hosting website like photobucket" which is what i use. its really easy and only takes a couple minutes to set up.

http://photobucket.com/
 
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