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Old 01-22-2013, 10:21 PM   #131
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that would be a nice stock in my 36
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:24 PM   #132
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Haha go for it
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:31 PM   #133
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Hey filter question. The filters I'm buying the one for my wifes freshwater tank takes 2 filters and the one for my tank takes 4.
I'm assuming I don't need to change both on my wifes at one time. Maybe after a, month change one and the next month change the other and rinse in tank change water. Should I use the reusable foam pad in them?

And then on my salt tank don't use foam pads and change the filters every month at the same time?
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Hey filter question. The filters I'm buying the one for my wifes freshwater tank takes 2 filters and the one for my tank takes 4.
I'm assuming I don't need to change both on my wifes at one time. Maybe after a, month change one and the next month change the other and rinse in tank change water. Should I use the reusable foam pad in them?

And then on my salt tank don't use foam pads and change the filters every month at the same time?
Don't change any of your filter pads until there literally falling apart in your hands.
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:34 PM   #135
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That's the way I've been doing on the freshwater.
Do the same for the saltwater?
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:38 PM   #136
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That's the way I've been doing on the freshwater.
Do the same for the saltwater?
Well... On my sw tank I changed out my poly fill every water change. Are you using regular filter pads? If so... Replacing them every water change can get expensive. Might I suggest using poly floss instead? It's cheap and you can change it out at water change time. Keep the filter pads for later use.
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Well it takes 4 filter carts. and a 24 pack is $10
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:55 PM   #138
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What type of poly floss? I'm looking in foster and Smith book
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They have a super fine pad 12"x12" for 3.49
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A fine pad infused with carbon 12"x12" for the same price

I think that would be more costly than filter pads a 24 pack would last me 6 changes for $10
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I use these and cut them into little squares.


http://shop.mediabaskets.com/Value-P...loss-3PACK.htm
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