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Old 10-18-2012, 06:04 PM   #1
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Is there anything wrong with having a larger filter than required in your tank ??
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No in fact most people on here would recommend a filter 4-5x stronger than your tank size
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Okay thank u also when u change the water do u need to slide the filter down the glass so it stays in the water or does it not mater
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Old 10-18-2012, 06:30 PM   #4
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Also would a filter that covers a range from
90-150 litres be okay in a 138l tank or would it need to be something stronger plz help
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Anybody able to help ???
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It's always better to over filter as there is no such thing as too much IMHO. So put what you want. It's the flow you wanna be careful of, so keep an eye on the fish to make sure there not struggling.

Also, move the filter? For water change?

I turn everything off when I do a water change 50% of I do a smaller water change I just make sure it doesn't go below the intake and its fine.

I think that's what your asking?
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There's a flow control on the filter and also do different filters vairy in size
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Also would neon tetras be okay in a tank with no lid
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:27 PM   #9
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There's a flow control on the filter and also do different filters vairy in size
Filters come in all sizes. What filter are you looking at or have?

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Also would neon tetras be okay in a tank with no lid
I don't keep lids on any tanks. It's just my personal preference. I have canopy's so I see no reason to have to battle with glass tops and the canopy.

I've had a few jumpers though... I have Africans if your wondering.
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:34 PM   #10
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Fluval U4 Is the filter I'm looking at I'm also looking to upgrade to a 138L tank so it would be going in that
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