Originally Posted by Ashley73
Hi all... When i clean my filtre i use tap water to clean the sponges and baskets. I soak the media in tank water and rinse it in tank water. Then back into the cannister filled with tank water. Is this process likely to affect the BB on the matrix media i use?
I would only ever use old tank water when cleaning any part of my filter media. You won't kill any BB on the Matrix, as long as it's kept wet. By using tap water, you will lose any BB on the sponges.....