How to Make a LOW-BUDGET Bio-Filter for Your Pond

Very simple bio-filter suitable for goldfish

How to Make a LOW-BUDGET Bio-Filter for Your Pond
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Measure pipe from your pump to the base of your header/filter tank and then add a little slacking

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First wash your pillow (& pantyhose if recycled) warm wash NO DETERGENT

First wash your pillow (& pantyhose if recycled) warm wash NO DETERGENT

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First cut the legs off

First cut the legs off

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Cut a strip of foam and stuff it into the leg part. Tie a knot then keep adding foam strips till the end

Cut a strip of foam and stuff it into the leg part. Tie a knot then keep adding foam strips till the end

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You should end up with a foam sausage

You should end up with a foam sausage

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Once you have made all of your "sausages" place them into your header/filter tank and squeeze as much air out of the foam

Once you have made all of your "sausages" place them into your header/filter tank and squeeze as much air out of the foam

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Make sausages with the tan pantyhose but stuff them with sugarcane mulch. Do NOT squash the air out when adding to tank

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You will need to run your bio-filter for about 1 week to let the organisms build up in the "sausages" before adding fish

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When connecting "exit" water for your pond it should be taken from about a "hand span" from the top water line

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These little fingerlings live in a pond with this bio-filter... Cant wait till hes 70cm!!! Nom nom

These little fingerlings live in a pond with this bio-filter... Cant wait till hes 70cm!!! Nom nom

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This is what i have in a pond after the comets... English Perch

This is what i have in a pond after the comets... English Perch

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