How To Install An Internal Filter In An Aquarium

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How To Install An Internal Filter In An Aquarium
How To Install An Internal Filter In An Aquarium

For humans, one of the most pacifying spectacles is watching fish swim. It soothes the nerves and relaxes the body, and most importantly it is pleasing to the eyes. But they need not only to be observed, but also to be looked after. In particular, take care of the purity of the water.

How to install an internal filter in an aquarium
How to install an internal filter in an aquarium


Step 1

Find the right filter from a specific manufacturer for your aquarium. With the right choice, you will get rid of further filter problems.

Step 2

Consult with experts or sellers, they will help you choose the right filters, tell you how to properly care for the aquarium and its inhabitants, how to clean it, how to monitor the degree of contamination.

Step 3

Purchase an internal filter suitable for your aquarium. Unpack, read the instructions and try to install it in the aquarium according to the instructions. It must be filled with water. Remove all fish from the aquarium so that they do not interfere with the installation of the filter.

Step 4

Submerge the internal filter in water, completely, so that the top is covered with water to a depth of about ten to fifteen millimeters.

Step 5

Attach an internal filter to the sides of the aquarium. They usually have Velcro straps that attach them to the sides of the aquarium. This will help fix it at a certain level and not move in one direction or the other.

Step 6

Install the filter so that the tube to which the hose is attached comes out. This will help clean up and give your fish a clean environment to live in. Waste water comes out through this tube and enters through the sponge at the end of the filter tube.

Step 7

Plug in the filter to make it work. Do not forget about safety, including it, while checking how it works.

Step 8

Check if the internal filter is working in your aquarium. To do this, you need to bring your hand to the upper outlet, if you feel a stream of water, then the filter is functioning as needed. See if it works for a few minutes.

Step 9

Place the fish in the aquarium and see if they are comfortable with the filter. If everything is ok and it works as it should, you can continue to enjoy your pets. The main thing is not to forget to feed them and keep the aquarium clean. A clean environment will help them extend their life as much as possible and, thereby, delight you longer.

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