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Old 05-10-2005, 05:58 PM   #1
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what kind of filter sand?

just plain silica sand or zeobest?

and how would you keep the sand inside the filter? (using the diy 5 gallon bucket thingy

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At the bottom put some floss with some gravel over it. The only problem with sand is that it packs so densly that you cannot move a lot of water through it quickly unless you pressurize it. If you wanted to make a "homemade filter" where water flows into the top and out the bottom, your best bet (in my opinion, not hard fact)would be something like a sponge on top that is removeable, and then fill the bucket with different rocks/gravels starting wtih the biggest on top.
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