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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-27-2016, 03:14 AM Thread Starter
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Does anyone use a sock as a prefilter?

Does anyone use a sock as a prefilter? Small snails are somehow getting inside my sponge prefilter.

Please note that I'm not talking about a sock of your foot but rather this thing that some people with wet/dry salt water tanks use which is a type of filter thing.






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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-27-2016, 11:37 PM
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Not a bad idea, I'd like to see more input on this.

Besides reducing flow, there might not be an issue.. Maybe I'm wrong.


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you might want to consider these,i use them to cover the siphon on the python water changer so no small fish get sucked up.You could attach with a zip tie or rubber band and there even cheaper at Petsmart. https://www.amazon.com/Deep-Blue-Pro...lter+media+bag
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