houdini56 Posted January 16, 2016 Report Share Posted January 16, 2016 This is my first time using a sponge filter which I just put into a 5-gallon tank I'm cycling. It's a good sized filter (though sold as a mini), and I don't mind that because I know the shrimp will love the extra area to graze on and I like good filtration - but boy, it's producing some major noisy bubbles and water action! I just have a very small pump for it so I was pretty surprised. The only tip I could find was adding some gravel to the outer tube, but I did that and it really didn't make much of a difference. Maybe I need some kind of a flow adjuster for my air pump? I've seen pumps that have them included, but this one didn't. Any other DIY suggestions are very welcome! Thanks much. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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