RE: [Freshwater Aquariums] Slowing down water flow
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Date: Wed, 2 Sep 2009 04:50:15 +0000
Subject: [Freshwater Aquariums] Slowing down water flow
I am new to the group, so please excuse me if this question has been asked before.
I have a fairly tall approx 50 gal aquarium, and previously had a BioWheel filter. The BioWheel died, and was a hassle to prime, so I decided to get a Fluval 305. It does a fantastic job of keeping the water clean, but the problem is that is produces too much of a current in the water for my clams, shrimp and snails. So I'm trying to figure out a way to diffuse the current.
I've thought about getting a clear plastic cylinder that matches the diameter of the output hose from the Fluval, and drilling holes in it so that the outflow is in a bunch of different directions. Would this work? Is there a better way to reduce the current generated by the filter?
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