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Old 04-23-2011, 12:53 PM   #1
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How have you mounted a smaller HOB filter on a 75g to be used to seed a QT tank.


I just purchased an Aqueon 10g starter kit ($38 at Petco, sale ends today if anyone else is interested). I want to run the filter in my 75g so that when I need the QT, it's seeded. The problem is that I've checked a lot of filters and none of the HOB's rated for 10-30g fit on the platic rim of the 75g tank...

I'm sure someone has come up with a good idea on how to mount it to a larger tank, preferably in an aesthetically pleasing way

The only thing that comes to mind right now, is maybe running a wire or fishing line over the edge and hanging the filter on there... ugh...

Ideas? Thoughts? I don't really have the room to run it full time, so that would be the last resort.

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You really don't need to run the entire filter, you just need to seed the media. If it comes with a pad/media (not sure about Aquaeon) just place that into your Hob/canister for a couple of weeks.
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