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Old 01-20-2012, 11:18 PM   #1
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Actviated carbon and zeolite crystals?

Activated Carbon and zeolite crystals what are they?? I got some with my used 55G tank and don't know what they are still in package pretty new and never opens I got about 4 contains of this stuff.
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Old 01-20-2012, 11:22 PM   #2
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What filter are you using?
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Old 01-20-2012, 11:25 PM   #3
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I have a HOB filter made by topfin I think.
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Zeolite is used for MANY things (check wikipedia). In aquaria it is used to remove ammonia. Not needed in a properly cycled tank of course. Be careful with it because it can also remove calcium. Mostly, you won't need it.
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Zeolite is used for MANY things (check wikipedia). In aquaria it is used to remove ammonia. Not needed in a properly cycled tank of course. Be careful with it because it can also remove calcium. Mostly, you won't need it.
Thanks!! Just wondering if I would use it or not plus I wonder what it was used for.
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If the carbon is mixed in with it save it for possible future med removal.
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If the carbon is mixed in with it save it for possible future med removal.
It is mixed I think looks like rooks or gravel but ok!
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Can it be put in filter bags??
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