Neurergus crocatus filter questions

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What sort of filters would you guys recommend for keeping N. crocatus to maintain a good water quality and current. I'm planning on getting a pair soon and I'm probably gonna keep them in a 10 gallon for now.
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I use sponge filters on all my tanks from 10 to 40 gallons. They provide good biological filtration and minimal current. They're cheap and all you have to do is run airline tubing into the tank which doesn't make a large opening for them to escape through. I like the Hydro-Sponge filters by ATI. The pro versions have a more coarse sponge that I think work best and are what I use.
 

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I use sponge filters in all my newt tanks too. Though not the ones from ATI, the cheap ebay ones. Worked great so far
 

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Crocatus appreciate water flow. I do sponge filters for mechanical/biological filtration; and circulation pumps for water current. You can get a 2-pack of them on Amazon for 8 bucks.
 

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What sort of filters would you guys recommend for keeping N. crocatus to maintain a good water quality and current. I'm planning on getting a pair soon and I'm probably gonna keep them in a 10 gallon for now.
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I use sponge and the reptofilters by terrafauna in my crocs
 

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David, How much heat does the reptofilter add to the temperature of the tank? This is the only problem (I believe) with using a power filter in a newt tank. Please educate me on this as my N. crocatus currently have an ATI sponge filter with a high rate of flow to create current.
 

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David, How much heat does the reptofilter add to the temperature of the tank? This is the only problem (I believe) with using a power filter in a newt tank. Please educate me on this as my N. crocatus currently have an ATI sponge filter with a high rate of flow to create current.
Not a whole lot. I use a 30 high for 6 adult crocatus with a screen top. So heat can escape. I keep my amphib room at 68 F. The newts often huddle around the filter
 
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