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Old 01-29-2012, 04:01 PM   #871
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When you clean out a filter, you're supposed to rinse everything in tank water so you don't kill your beneficial bacteria and put tour tank in a cycle
Oh wow thanks so I don't have to buy new inserts for filters?
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Oh wow thanks so I don't have to buy new inserts for filters?
Never replace the filters
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Oh wow thanks so I don't have to buy new inserts for filters?
Well every once in a while you do, but try to use the ones you have for as long as you think they're working, and only change one filter insert at a time
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Well every once in a while you do, but try to use the ones you have for as long as you think they're working, and only change one filter insert at a time
I heard never do it until it is literaly falling apart
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Oh if you only have one filter, and one cartrige in the filter, then don't change it because you'll lose every bit of bb
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I personally have 3 different inserts, one that I change every 6 months, one that I change every 3, and one that I don't change unless I have to. But I stagger it of course and I have another filter that I only rinse the stuff in tank water
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I personally have 3 different inserts, one that I change every 6 months, one that I change every 3, and one that I don't change unless I have to. But I stagger it of course and I have another filter that I only rinse the stuff in tank water
What's BB?
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Beneficial Bacterial
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Beneficial Bacterial
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Yea sorry that's what I was talking about in this post

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