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Old 01-17-2014, 10:58 AM   #1
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Hello! How often should hob filters be cleaned? Canisters? Thank you!
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Hello! How often should hob filters be cleaned? Canisters? Thank you!
It really depends on the stock and substrate you have. I have Fluval Stratum in my 15g planted and I have to change out the filter floss in the HOB every week. I remove the media every 2/3wks and use a turkey baster to remove any debris in the filter chamber(s). I strip it down every 2mths or so and give it a good scrub.
My canister, I clean the media every month and strip it down every 3mths.
I clean all the media in used or dechlorinated water.....
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