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Old 07-18-2003, 06:19 PM   #11
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run to your LFS and buy a good sized box of Activated Carbon. You'll also want to buy a "Media Bag" (unless you have something to put the carbon in to keep it from flowing into the tank)

Put the AC into the media bag and place it either in your sump or somewhere that water can flow over it. The AC will help to pull out some of the amonia and other chems.
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i currently have 4 bags of activated carbon (if your referring to the black bag of stuff in my fluval) 2 came with it and i bought 2 more and put them in the empty tray. since i took out my bio balls should i grab 2 more bags (puches) of carbon to total 6 ? there are 3 sets of trays in my fluval tray 1 WAS bioballs/now empty
try 2 has 2 puhes carbon and tray 3 has 2 pouches carbon.

thanks for your help. i feel like im being a pain in the arse here
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