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For Gareth: About Your Diagram

Posted By: peterinwa <peterinwa@attbi.com>
Date: Sunday, 27 October 2002, at 9:50 p.m.

Thanks for the diagram:


That helps me understand, but now I see why it was hard to picture.

My Penguin Mini filter intake basket has a flat bottom maybe 1/2" wide. Not pointed like the one in your diagram. I'll just have to cut out the foam so it will fit in.

But it seems like this method would keep the junk from going up into the filter... causing it to stay in the tank. Which sounds bad. I guess the answer is that you get rid of it when you rinse the foam. ???

Also the instructions for cleaning the Mini say it is importan