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Old 06-02-2013, 01:13 AM   #21
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Healthy fish do not get sucked into filters, unless you have something insane like a fluval fx5 on a 5 gallon.
My 3/4 inch guppy was sucked into my Aquaclear 50 in my 20G. I just don't want it to happen again, it was horrible to see.
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My 3/4 inch guppy was sucked into my Aquaclear 50 in my 20G. I just don't want it to happen again, it was horrible to see.
Guppies usually get sick or are very weak due to their small body size/immune system. Guppies will/can get sucked into the filter if they are naturally weaker than usual or are dieing. But most healthy bigger fish will not get sucked up. ( neons and bigger fish )
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Well, that's good. So if I get Cardinals, they shouldn't get sucked up?
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If your still worried about them getting sucked up, here's a link to a good sponge.

http://m.petsmart.com/mt/www.petsmar...ductId=3650250
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Here's a link to a good sponge

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Thank you! I'll get one of those just in case.
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Old 06-03-2013, 10:28 AM   #27
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Thank you! I'll get one of those just in case.
Sponge filters work like magic. They are just as good as hob filters. I have one in a 10 gal and the water is always crystal clear.
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