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Old 01-03-2005, 10:39 PM   #1
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I was planning on just buying carbon and putting it in a filter bag instead of using the cartridges. I was going to use marineland carbon. Do I just set it in my filter? How much carbon should i use?
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Marineland is good stuff (from what i've read) & anywhere there is water flow in your filter should work just fine.
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how much should i use???
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I hear from reefrunner that the walmart brand of carbon is just repackaged marineland carbon. same thing, just much cheaper. I will be trying that next time. for now though I am using marinelands stuff.
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what kind of bag r u puting it in? does it need to be something special like cheescloth or something?
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some use women's stockings or panyhoses. i use a net from an old isloation cage.
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Old 01-04-2005, 09:51 AM   #7
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You can also buy fine mest bags at the LFS that are designed for different types of media.
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cool. ill have to try that out.
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