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filter media/ filter foam sites??

Any good sites to buy filter foam that i can cut as needed and make my own sponge filters with? Cheaper is better but functionality is key as well. Stuff i can use for canisters, filters and sponge filters..
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Matala brand is the best IMO but there's lots of generic filter media you can find on auction websites, try looking for pond filter pads its usually cheaper
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I bought some custom foam inserts for my wet/dry from Angels Plus and I recommend them:
http://www.angelsplus.com/Filters.htm
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I used Pen Air, aquaticeco, and got a roll of 20ppi reticulated foam, a roll of 40ppi reticulated foam, and a roll of syn glass. All billed as fish friendly.

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Swisstropicals.com sells Poret foam filter material in large sheets or precut. I use it in all my filters.

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Swisstropicals.com sells Poret foam filter material in large sheets or precut. I use it in all my filters.
THE BEST! And , Stephan is a good guy.
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