DIY filter flos holder

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  1. Harry s

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    Was wandering if this would work. Planing on placing onder DT outlet so it works as a 1 chamber in the 1 chamber.[​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    Will water come down from display into the small chamber on the left, then the water must flow through the unit from left to right?
     
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    Yes . but i need to open up pre drill more holes to get better flow
     
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    The only issue i have with filterfloss is that you will find that the areas directly after the holes will get very dirty quickly and then block which means that you will end up with a cm or two of dirty floss on the left and clean floss at the end. So you will have to change the floss on the left a lot otherwise the water will take the easiest path and that will be over the top.
     
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    Thanks @mariusmeyer makes sens. Think i should make the filter chamber smaller to slide in a flos mat ore strips that way i dont waist. But still will have to replace it frequently.
     
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    Or maybe just add another baffle. Then you have two chambers to add in other media and stuff.
     
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    Is tru @jacohall did this for the simple fact that it is easy to remove and clean out and you dont need to stick your hands between the glass in your sump
     
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