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Old 07-08-2015, 02:59 PM   #1
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Thinkthis carbon is safe to use?

I was out of town and asked my wife to order some carbon for the reef tank so it will be there by the time I returned. This is what she decided to get trying to save money. Think it's safe to use? I always used Seachem Matrix Carbon or Api bio chem Zorb.

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I think you'll be alright. It should be safe but just might not filter as well do to the pellet size of the carbon.

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Some say it's hard on tangs, but I have not seen this. It is especially useful if you have a mixed coral tank as it keeps defensive toxins down.

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It shouldn't hurt anything if it is rinsed out well. Some say there are differences in activated carbon, but if this is only a temp thing then it shouldn't be a problem.
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