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Old 06-07-2015, 08:33 PM   #1
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Hi everyone, who of you have used purigen? What do think of it and how does it differ from charcoal?
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Old 06-07-2015, 08:48 PM   #2
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I've used it in my 75g and personally think it works great.

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Old 06-07-2015, 09:17 PM   #3
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Wow your tank looks amazeing!!
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Old 06-07-2015, 09:41 PM   #4
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I can't testify to charcoal though. Never used it.


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Old 06-07-2015, 10:08 PM   #5
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Caleb, what kind of filters do you have ?
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Old 06-07-2015, 10:13 PM   #6
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Caleb, what kind of filters do you have ?

Cascade 1000 Penn Plax Canister.

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Might add a powerhead too because of some Cyanobacteria on my Java miss due to lack of current in the lower regions.


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Old 06-07-2015, 11:30 PM   #7
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I've used charcoal and Purigen.
Purigen is what I use everyday for my 36g. The only downside I've noticed is that after "recharging" it a half-dozen times, it needs to be recharged more often. It does last and definitely makes a difference.
I only use activated carbon after dosing the tank with medicine, or if the water offends my nose. I don't run it every day. Maybe once every other month or so?
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And how do guys get u plants to flourish like that? Ive never had good luck with plants, i always buying new ones cause my keep dieing on me?
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And how do guys get u plants to flourish like that? Ive never had good luck with plants, i always buying new ones cause my keep dieing on me?

Start a thread in the planted tank section. Proper light and fertilizers and you will be set


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Old 06-09-2015, 02:57 PM   #10
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Purigen is great

Go here and see posts 4,6, & 7:

To Carbon, or Not to Carbon. That is the Question...

Together with micron polishing pads .... Purigen makes the crystal clear water absolutely stunning.

There are many threads where Purigen is discussed and it is very popular. Those who use it consistently get excellent results.
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