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Old 06-10-2013, 04:32 PM   #1
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Air filter for an aquarium filter cartridge?

Could I use an air filter that's been cut to size as an aquarium filter cartridge? I figured since it can pick up dust it would work really well in a tank. So what do you all think? Would it be safe to use?
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Old 06-10-2013, 05:18 PM   #2
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Filter Medium Question

Hello Linds...

I think not. The filter medium I use is very dense, so it will attract and hold very tiny particles that float around in the water. The filter medium keeps the tank water clear. I don't believe the air filter material would be dense enough to be useful as a water filter medium.

But, if you think so, give it a try and see how clear the tank water stays.

"Fear not, my young apprentice. Just change the tank water."
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