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Old 04-23-2004, 07:54 PM   #1
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question about my penguin 330 filter i just installed

I just got a penguim 330 bio wheel power filter and have a question

does anyone know what the refillable media baskets are. Can i add my own carbon. and if so can i add any type and will this help my 29 gallon tank out at all or just a waste.

And if i can add my own carbon what does everyone recemond. I would like to get a slight odor out of my tank

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Carbon (you should be able to add your own) will remove chemicals from the tank (like meds). Do you know what the smell is?
Personally, I do not use carbon in any tank.
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A healthy tank should smell like soil
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The smell smells like fish. just really strong like when your at a lake or something like that
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A healthy tank should smell like soil
ok so you do get a smell of your tank. it kinda smells like soil with a fishy type sent.
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How often do you do water changes and gravel vac?
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I do a 30% water change every 2 weeks and vac at the same time. I just upgraded to a better filter so hopefully it will help. my fish seem healthly but i dont know what im going to do with all the fry i have .
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What type of fish fry?
Bummer about the smell. Perhaps the upgraded filter will help.
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guppies all 3 of my female guppies where pregnant from the fish store. and just about 30 min ago my platty had fry so i have alot right now

trying to get family member to buy fish tanks so i can give them some.
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trying to get family member to buy fish tanks so i can give them some.
Good luck!! What you need is a tank of fish that like the occasional live snack
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