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Old 03-06-2012, 02:56 PM   #1
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driftwood in tank-if i stop the carbon will the tank change color?

im not sure if i should have added this to my previous post, but wasnt sure if it would be read or not. i have decided to perhaps junk the carbon from AC filter..but i have decent size of driftwood that i put in there about one month ago... if i junk the carbon will my water start to get dark? i did boil the driftwood for a couple days.. it never changed my water color but im not sure if thats because the carbon.. i dont want tea colored water....
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If you soaked it before in hot water and got no change you will have no problem in your tank.
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im not sure if i should have added this to my previous post, but wasnt sure if it would be read or not. i have decided to perhaps junk the carbon from AC filter..but i have decent size of driftwood that i put in there about one month ago... if i junk the carbon will my water start to get dark? i did boil the driftwood for a couple days.. it never changed my water color but im not sure if thats because the carbon.. i dont want tea colored water....
Since carbon does help to remove tannins, you may see a slight change in color now that you removed the carbon. Boiling should've removed a fair amount of the tannins so you may not even see the slight browning.
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