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To filter or not to filter... that is the question

2.5g standard with 3 walls of xmas moss and carpet of dwarf baby tears (AKA the green room). Using it under my custom rimless 31.4g purely as a CPD fry raising tank.

I was going to just put in an air stone, but wondering if I should put in the Azoo Mignon filter 60.

Do I even need the filter?
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I would filter just to prevent stagnation of the water and to ensure a suitable biological filter for fry.

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I would filter just to prevent stagnation of the water and to ensure a suitable biological filter for fry.

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Agreed. Personally, I would def filter it somehow. Thats not much water...how many fry are we talking? I assume you will be feeding these fry? With heavy frequent water changes you might be ok, but still...atleast you'll have some water movement.
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yeh thats why im trying to decide between a small palm HOB or just an airstone


about 50 fry at a time
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Re: To filter or not to filter... that is the question

Why not just a small sponge filter?

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+1 small sponge!
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