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Old 07-09-2020, 02:53 AM   #1
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Why do people put air pump in their sponge filter?

I've been noticing more and more that people put their air pump tubing into their sponge filter instead of putting their filtration tubing around it. I understand that the bubbles exiting the filter allows for water flow through the sponge but wouldn't it be better and more efficient to just use a external filter with tubing to suck water through the sponge?

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Old 07-09-2020, 08:10 AM   #2
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Either way will work. Air pump and sponge is just cheap and the best filtering possible is a sponge. Can't really beat it.
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