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Old 01-21-2012, 01:22 PM   #1
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Fluval Chi Replacement Cartridges

Just got my first Chi yesterday. It's a great looking tank, but one of my concerns is the odd filter cartridges. In all of the rest of my tanks, whenever they do need to be replaced, I just cut out the size I need from the blue/white filter floss pads. I'm getting this feeling that Chi isn't going to be around for much longer, since the prices are dropping rather significantly. The floss pads I use would be a pretty tight fit...

So, should I stock up on their brand cartridges or attempt to fashion my own? What do you guys replace it with?

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Old 01-21-2012, 10:49 PM   #2
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Keep rinsing the pads until gone. Then either go with quilt batting (that doesnt have additives like mold resistant chemicals) or go for the blue stuff.
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