Replacing the sponge on an aquaclear 20

Discussion in 'Freshwater Aquariums' started by SwimsWithFish, Dec 22, 2011.

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  1. SwimsWithFish

    SwimsWithFish Giant Squid

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    Hello, I've had an aquaclear 20 running on my 10 freshy for about a month or two now. Should I be replacing the sponge? I don't want to cause a mini cycle. I clean it weekly, is that enough? Thanks.
     
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  3. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Do as you have been doing until the sponge starts breaking down. Get a spare sponge and when it is about time to replace the old one put the new one in with the old one for a couple of weeks to seed it.
     
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    SwimsWithFish Giant Squid

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    Cool beans, thanks John!