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male australia au-queensland
i have a OTTO filter/air filter and every time i put bloodworms in the tank the filter sucks half of them up. any suggestions?

Post InfoPosted 07-Jan-2011 11:19Profile PM Edit Report 
Small Fry with Ketchup
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female australia us-maryland
Put the bloodworms in the other end of the tank.

Small covering for the intake of the filter made from an old fishnet, or a pair of nylons. Remove after feeding or clean daily.

Turn the filter off when feeding bloodworms, be sure to turn it back on right away. It dosn't take muck time without water flow for the biofilter in your filter to die off, generally about an hour or so without water flow and they start knocking off.


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Small Fry
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male usa us-indiana
Turn the filter off while youre feeding, there is no need for it to be running then, and being off for a short while wont hurt anything.
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