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Re: [APD] Diatom carbon
At 09:22 AM 5/13/2005 -0700, you wrote:
>The Vortex stuff has diatoms mixed in, doesn't it?
No, the diatom poweder does :-) but the carbon is just
extremely finely powdered.
>The grinding should give you more surface area, at least,
>untils it packs up on the media holder and loads with
>"stuff" from the tank water.
>Grinding your own? I have two questions:
>Isn't it kind of messy?
Surprisingly no. Not as messy as grinding coffee beans.
>How did the coffee taste afterwards?
Fine. After running the carbon thruogh it the coffee grinder
didn't smell like cofee any more. I guess it cleaned it out a bit.
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