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The Way to Construct a Biological Filter for a Water Garden

A biological filter for your water garden is an essential component for keeping algae and dangerous in bay and also for eliminating waste debris. Even though there are ready-made filters readily available, you can create your own with a inexpensive and basic materials. It eliminates the need for harsh chemicals while keeping your water garden beautiful and clear since a filter uses elements.

Use scissors to cut on the air conditioner filter material into bits that match the top, bottom and sides of the milk crate. The top piece should be a little wider than the underside, about an inch or so on all sides, so that it can be tucked in closely afterwards.

Rinse the air purifier filter cloth with water to remove any dust and debris.

Fit this air conditioner filter material’s cut side and bottom pieces .

Rinse the lava stone to clean off the reddish dust particles as well as any other undesirable materials. Ensure you wash the stone.

Insert a layer of lava stone over the bottom of the cage on top of the filter material. The lava stone provides the ideal living environment for bacteria which improve the quality of the water and eliminate nitrates.

Put the pump and discharge hose within the crate. Take scissors and cut a hole in the air conditioner filter material onto one side crate and large enough to allow the power cord to be pulled through the filter. Pull the power cord through the hole. Do the same for the discharge hose, then pulling on the hose and cutting a hole in the face of the foam.

Fill the crate with layers of lava stone until they cover the pump.

Put the filter cover piece in addition to the crate with the ends tucked inside the crate’s top borders. Join the borders of the filter material, as long as they fit snugly within the crate or you don’t have to seal.

Position the completed filter . Put your biological filter as well as your sump pump on opposite ends of your water garden, if you have a sump pump.

Plug in the pump and turn it on. See for many minutes in the pump to make certain it’s working.

By wiping the container, then lava 18, once per year, clean out the biological filter and pump with a garden hose.

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