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Old 05-22-2011, 03:15 PM   #1
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Hi everyone. I was wondering if anyone knew how to make a filter that can have its carbon replaced, because it costs a lot to keep buying filters. Just buying the carbon looks a lot cheaper to do. I would like to try to use one of this filters Walmart.com: AquaTech 20/40-30/60 Filter Cartridge 6pk: Fish seance that's what I already have. I would just like to find a way to replace the carbon in this filter. Thanks

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Old 05-22-2011, 03:30 PM   #2
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Just let the carbon in the filter pad get used up.
You can place activated carbon in some kind of netting (like a filter sock, nylon stockings, etc) and drop it in your filter

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Is there a reason you want to use carbon? I only use it if I'm trying to remove tannins or medications from the water. If you're set on using it, scottayy gave you some good advice.
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