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Old 08-07-2014, 07:45 PM   #1
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Washing carbon and Gfo

Is it ok to wash new carbon and Gfo under tap water? Is that how most of you rinse it?

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I've rinsed it in tap water, but I prefer to do it in old tank water. I just make sure to change things out on water change days where I have a large surplus of it.
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