The use of an Aquarium or even Pond Sponge Filter is a proven and yet economical way to maintain effective aerobic biological filtration.

A Sponge Filter IS PROVEN useful for these applications:
*Main Filter, *Secondary Filter, *Pre-filter, *Sump or Central Filter System in Fresh or Marine Aquariums (the Hydro Pond Sponge works great for this), *Hospital Filter, *Bowl or Small Tank Filter.
(For more please read the posts below)

For a full article about how "The Best" Sponge Filters work, please visit this site:
"Sponge Filtration; How Sponge Filters work in Aquariums and Ponds"

This article is a MUST read as these filters Surpass most other filters in aerobic Bio Filtration; HydroPond & HydroSponge #5 PRO Sponge Filters even surpass many over hyped Canister Filters (only Fluidized Bed Filters out perform Sponge Filters for aerobic bio filtration)!
Please Scroll down for "Sponge Filter Article" posts/articles which follow this header section

To purchase the best in Sponge Filters at the lowest total prices
(when shipping is factored in):
Sponge Filters

Premium Patented ATI Hydro Sponge Filters, with links to ATI Filter Max Sponge Pre-Filters, Aquarium Filter Kits & Hydro Pond Filters

Sponge Filter Pictures

Sponge Filter (Filtration) Pictures & Diagrams for Aquariums

*This post shows several different how-to aquarium (& pond) sponge filter applications via diagrams/pictures.

*This also includes Sponge Pre-filter applications as well.

Sponge Filter Diagrams

The first picture shows how the concept of an aquarium sponge filter connected to an air pump functions/works.

This second picture shows the basic flow pattern with different lift tube heights or pump configurations.

These next two pictures/diagrams show basic Sponge Filter set up methods.
First is an air pump set up and the second is how to convert a AAP Power Head (or similar) to connect with a Sponge Filter

Sponge Filter, air pump installation diagram

This diagram/picture shows the many ways an AAP Filter Max can attach to a filter such as the AAP Tidal Premium HOB Filters

This picture shows a Filter Max Aquarium Prefilter connected to a AAP HJ-1542 Water Pump (a Filter Max #3 is recommended, although the #2 can work as well).
This application works well for using your Pump to other filters such a converted pond filter.

Pre filter with power head pump

Please see this article for MUCH more Sponge Filtration Information:
*Sponge filtration; How sponge filters work and the benefits of using sponge filters in aquariums and ponds

For sites to purchase Premium Hydro Sponge Products:
*AAP/ATI Hydro Sponge Filters

*AAP/ATI Filter Max Prefilters

*ATI Hydro Pond/Sump Filters

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Blogger ethelgaray said...

I've linked a pump to a filtration system in my pond, but if you want to make that you will have to make sure that the air pumps and filter are compatible and also the capacity of the pump is suitable for the volume of water in your pond.

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