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Old 10-12-2011, 11:29 PM   #1
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DIY Bottle Filter fluidized bed

I have completed building my own filter out of a bottle and soda straw segments and sponge. I think it will work almost as well as K1. I am excited to give a test run here in a little bit to see if it will work. I am thinking of making a how to, let me know if you are interested. Thanks everybody.
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:11 PM   #2
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DIY ideas are always welcome
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Old 10-15-2011, 07:10 PM   #3
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how do u get the water to pass through the filter?
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Old 10-17-2011, 06:55 PM   #4
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Waiting????

I would like to try a smaller scale one!
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Old 10-17-2011, 08:22 PM   #5
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I made a couple of the filters using a Smart Water bottle that I cut to about 5 inches in length. I am not too sure if the water is flowing through the filter like i would like it to. I am thinking about making a couple of changes to increase the flow.
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Right now the flow is being driven by the air line.
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Old 10-22-2011, 01:28 PM   #7
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Could you please make a video and post a link? Or pics if u cant do the video
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There is a video online already.
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u could add a powerhead
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Adding a powerhead would actually hinder it's operation. With the air the K1 moves about gently. Too much flow and it would be jammed near the exit.
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