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Old 08-01-2012, 06:42 PM   #511
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Shipping was 45 bucks I think. TBH pretty standard for overnight shipping to western pa. Everything was packaged wonderfully, better than I've received any corals. They usually come in a bag with water and a piece of plastic that I'm assuming you are supposed to use to get them out of the bag...but they are never still on it and it is usually crumpled up under the coral itself. This guy's use of the plastic cups was a great idea. I'm even keeping the cups in my DT for awhile to keep any random sand from blowing onto them.

And to tag along on the earlier comment, if you think some of these pieces are expensive look at sexycorals...they are down right outrageous. For those prices the guy better overnight himself and sleep on my couch for a week to make sure they are doing well in my tank.
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Just a thought...thoughts on using a product like Purigen in my tank to help battle whatever is feeding the algae in my tank. It could replace the active carbon as purigen scrubs water as well.

Side note...can you really recharge purigen with bleach??? If this was the case why would you need to buy more than one dose of the stuff and just keep recharging it? Doesn't make sense to me as being possible.
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Old 08-01-2012, 07:49 PM   #513
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LMAO I'll have to check them out. I just some some pieces on there that was 250
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Old 08-01-2012, 10:39 PM   #514
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To the purigen: do it, I love mine. Yes, you can recharge it by bleaching it.. But for like 15$ that lasts half a year, why not just buy another lol?
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But Purigen and GFO? That is kinda my concern. What do you run along side purigen? It is kinda a do-all it seems...
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Ok, I ordered some Purigen. Because I spend too much money on this tank, I ordered some moonlighting as well. Hamilton LED strip in blue. Pricey...but after getting junk off of my ebay'd moonlighting I just want it over and done with.
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I need to chime in I have question about purigen. I got a bunch of stuff from a friend and at the bottom of the box I found this. How do I use it
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But Purigen and GFO? That is kinda my concern. What do you run along side purigen? It is kinda a do-all it seems...
Purigen is really just really fancy carbon. I wouldn't worry about them together, plenty of people use chemiclean plus and purigen together and chemiclean contains gfo.

When you open it, is it in a bag or loose? If its already in a tightly woven bag, just toss it in a filter you have where water moves a lot.
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Besides my sump I'm also running aqua clear 110 converted over to a refugium that has constant flow is that a good spot. Is that pouch to much for my 55g
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Just toss the entire bag in. Im not a big fan of chemical filtration, but if it is necessary than go for it.
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