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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 09-09-2009, 02:00 PM Thread Starter
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3 gal with azoo hob filter/ need advise

I have a azoo hob palm filter in my 3 gal tank. See link below.

http://www.drsfostersmith.com/produc...fm?pcatid=9821

It has an adjuster for the flow of the water but even with it at the lowest setting I managed to suck up one of my Red Cherry Shrimp into it.

I red online to put stockings over the intake but what I've found is that it gets clogged with algae.

Oh yea, i have algae in my tank. I don't want to get rid of it because the shrimp and otto eat it and it's free food.

Do you guys have any suggestions on how I can guard the shrimp from the intake and still filter out the free floating algae in the water?

Thanks,
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 09-09-2009, 02:27 PM
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get a coarse sponge filter and stab it until there's a hole big enough for the end of the intake to go in..
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