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Old 05-05-2012, 11:15 PM   #1
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Panty hose as a media bag??

Was just curious, can you use and is it safe to use panty hose for a media bag. I wanted to add some fresh crushed coral to my AC 110 for a little pH issue. I've always used crushed coral but have ran out of media bags and all the LFS's around me are out of stock. Was thinking of cutting up one of the wife's old pair. Just not sure If it's safe.
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It is safe, but make sure the crushed coral doesnt tear it...
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Old 05-05-2012, 11:40 PM   #3
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It is safe, but make sure the crushed coral doesnt tear it...
Thanks for the quick response!
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Old 05-05-2012, 11:55 PM   #5
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True... Very true! And that's why I love it here. I just added some fresh crushed coral to an old pair of the wife's panty hose and saved money to boot! Thanks again! Have a good rest of the weekend.
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I use pantyhose for everything! Why buy media bags when you can go and grab a pair lol cc didn't tear mine
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I have used New Pantyhose for my Purgen and Matrix in my filters with zero issues. Just check what it is made of and is non Toxic....Pure Nylon is good...If you are using "used" i'd sick with new...BTW I would make sure they were not washed with any Detergent recently and Soak in used tank water with a dose of Prime to be safe.....

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I have used New Pantyhose for my Purgen and Matrix in my filters with zero issues. Just check what it is made of and is non Toxic....Pure Nylon is good...If you are using "used" i'd sick with new...BTW I would make sure they were not washed with any Detergent recently and Soak in used tank water with a dose of Prime to be safe.....

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Good points and I'll take your 2 cents... Thank you
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