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Old 01-05-2013, 09:48 PM   #1
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Question on filter

Got a question I know it gonna sound stupid just wanna make sure. I got a aqua clear 30 and 70 in a 55 gallon tank but I wanna clean both filters can I do it at the same time or change it one at a time?
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Old 01-05-2013, 10:03 PM   #2
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Clean it or change the media? You can clean both by swishing them in old tank water during a water change. If you change the media one at a time would be better. The bacteria lives in the filter media mostly. Changing both medias at the same time will remove all of it.
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Don't change or clean both media at once. Did that once, bad idea. Lost all my good bacteria. Change/ clean one this month, and the other next month.

Kind of a pain, but better in the long run.
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Old 01-05-2013, 10:31 PM   #5
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I just wanna clean the impellers out
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