This one comes with a three pack sponge pre filters. The filters get easily attached to the stem of the filter tube. The sponge is designed to stop small and baby inhabitants from getting sucked into the pump. The sponges last up to one year with full functionality. The cleaning of the sponges is quite easy too. The trapping of debris and tiny particles enhances the biological filtration and increase the gap between filter cleaning intervals.
This sponge system is very powerful in the filtration efficiency. The sponges provide both mechanical and biological filtration. The pores are designed in a way not to trap fish fry. It is a suitable filter when breeding and spawning Discus, Dwarf cichlids, guppies, and killifish. The sponges can work well with tanks up to 10 gallons of water. The bacterial colonisation is essential for a better fish environment and growth. This sponge does not suck the essential bacteria out of the water keeping the tank friendly. The sponges last for almost a year without cleaning or changing.
The Fluval Edge Power Filter pump is one of the Amazon.com best sellers. This pre filter sponge is exclusively made to work best with this pump. It is very useful during the fish breeding season. It attaches to the pump easily and traps small and even fine debris. The sponge aids better biological filtration. The sponge can be easily cleaned and also lasts for one year at most.
The filter sponge is made for air pump. It is the easiest to clean. Just squeeze the filter sponge and rinse it under running cool water and it will be as good as new. It is also one of the cheapest filter attachments with better grad ability than other expensive counter parts. The biochemical filtration helps improve fish tank quality. The filter sponge also has an attaché air stone to enhance the filtration process. The filter does not allow even the fine debris to enter the water.
The elder sibling of XY-2831 is this big guy. It not only has more power, but also better durability with larger fish tanks. The Device is useful as breeding filter as well as secondary filter. It can also be used as a pre filtration unit by attaching it to the external or top filter. It can filter up to 20 gallons of water easily. The barriers do not trap fish fry. There is a better chance of a good bacterial colonisation in the tank with this device especially during the breeding season.