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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 04-03-2020, 12:19 AM Thread Starter
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Im starting up a new tank and was thinking of ways to keep the wood/rocks from scratching the bottom of the glass while scaping. I recently broke down a canister filter and had the idea of adding a layer of the filter floss to the bottom of the tank to give the glass some protection. I plan to add some pool filter sand on top of it and possibly a few plants. Good or bad idea? I'll see if I can upload a few pics as well.

Here's a pic of the floss in the tank
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 04-03-2020, 12:56 AM
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A piece of "egg crate" light panel from a hardware store make good inexpensive bottom protection. Not as inexpensive as filter floss but a lot more effective.
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