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Old 07-23-2013, 12:04 AM   #1
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Hob filter

Do I need the media in my Hob filter!? If so what parts!? I have an aqua clear
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Old 07-23-2013, 01:30 AM   #2
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You can run the carbon and filter pad block. You also can add gfo or anything else later down the line
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You can run the carbon and filter pad block. You also can add gfo or anything else later down the line
Thank you Carey! And this may be a dumb question but what's gfo? And is the filter pad the spongey looking thing?
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Granulated Ferric Oxide, and yes its a sponge filter.
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The sponge thing yep that goes on the bottom. You will have to rinse it in used tank water when you do water changes to keep out the debris that will raise your nitrates. GFO= granular ferric oxide. It is used to soak up phosphates which cause and fuel algae. You can run some chemipure elite in your AC filter basket. It's carbon and gfo.
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The sponge thing yep that goes on the bottom. You will have to rinse it in used tank water when you do water changes to keep out the debris that will raise your nitrates. GFO= granular ferric oxide. It is used to soak up phosphates which cause and fuel algae. You can run some chemipure elite in your AC filter basket. It's carbon and gfo.
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