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Old 06-19-2011, 08:40 PM   #1
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carbon in a hob filter

i bought some activated carbon and a few media bags to use in my sump im building while at the not so local fish store (hour and 15 min drive). i took some and put it in my hob filter. is that a good idea? im sure it wont hurt anything
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Is the HOB on your SW tank? I consider carbon on a FW tank a waste unless you're cleaning out meds. If you want to clear the water (or whatever), I'd suggest using poly-fil (Fairfield brand) and save the high priced carbon.
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its a sw tank. is it still a waste?
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Old 06-19-2011, 09:17 PM   #4
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I'm just starting research on my future SW setup, so I can't say, but I'm interested in finding out what others say .
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