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Old 04-13-2013, 02:55 AM   #1
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diy bio-balls

Does anyone think plastic bottle caps would work. I have seen guys fuse the together and drill holes in them.... but I am far to lazy to spend that much time on that. And I don't think it adds any surface area to them then they already have.
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That sounds like too much work. Depending on the size of the filter or sump, I have seen unused plastic pot scrubbers used for bio filtration and degassing.
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While the plastic caps would work, and drilling them would increase available surface, they still don't provide a very large surface for the volume thy take up; neither do bio balls. Plastic pot scrubbers, for example, provide more surface area per volume than bio balls.
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OK good to know, thank you.
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