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Hi all, i set up a 2.5 gal tank in my dorm room and i need a filter for it. I plant to keep cherry shrimp in it. i am having a hard time finding anything small enough for this tank. would be great if someone can link me a good filter...

thanks for the help like always
-Matt
 

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http://www.petsmart.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3523858 they are out there just gotta keep looking i was impressed with this little guy and it wont suck up your shrimps its got a sponge internally
The problem that I have is that a 2.5gal is so small already, any internal filter takes up what little space you have. Only my dwarf frog tank, I do have a little iMarine internal filter but only because its what I had around. When I get a chance and the money, I will replace it with this one I use on my 2.5 gal betta tank.

http://www.aquaticandpetwarehouse.com/products/boyu-waterfall-style-bio-filter.html

Its pretty similar to the red sea one. Was about $10 canadian at bigals, you can probably find it cheaper there.
 

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I've used the same Red Sea filter on a couple small tanks for at least 4 years. I took a block of coarse sponge and thinned it down much smaller and any store-bought prefilter. You can almost see through it. It only needs cleaning a couple times a year.
 
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