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Diy Internal Filter


macbeth110

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So, I've been needing a better filter for my qt tank but I don't have the money for a nice filter, so I decided to make my own :)

Basically what I did was I took an old powerhead that I never used and attached a canister for media. The powerhead circulates 300 gph.

The canister (rubbermaid):

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Then I drilled small holes at the bottom, going all around and one large hole at the top to fit the intake of the powerhead.

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Then I used silicone to seal the intake to the lid of the container.

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And that's pretty much it. Here's the finished product:

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Just add media. It's not the most attractive filter, but it's good for a qt tank.

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