Return it to the homemade box filter and place it back into service. Box filters make excellent filters depending on the water volume and bioload of a tank.
Put it into a strainer colander and rinse with aged tap water or used aquarium water to preserve the beneficial bacteria.
How to make aquarium box filter. Check out the pump used in the video. Then densely fill the bottle 1 3 of the way with filter floss followed by 2 inches of activated charcoal to filter out bacteria and toxins. To make an underwater aquarium filter out of a water bottle start by cutting a large notch into the side of the bottle toward the bottom.
Tie one end in a knot or use a small rubber band to close the opening tightly. Simply cut the hosiery to the desired size leaving a bit of extra length to close the ends. Well a good aquarium setup should have at least 2 small filters if your aquarium is around 10 20 gallons.
Larger aquariums usually already have filters that have 2 filter ports but smaller filters usually dont due to there bulky nature. This aquarium filter is made up by using common house hold items like pvc bottle funnel and filter wool at home withen 15 minutes please do subscribe our. The dirty filter media.
For the same 5 you would spend on a single filter bag you can purchase a pair of nylon pantyhose or tights and make at least a half dozen or more filter media bags. Alternate replacing each cartridge every few weeks and the beneficial bacteria will remain. Box filters also known as corner filters are air lifted aquarium filters the oldest type of filtration still sold on the market.