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Re: [APD] Inline Carbon?
This isn't exactly what you were asking about but... why not just a
small separate internal power filter stuffed with carbon? Something
like the Fluval Plus series or an Eheim Aquaball - throw it in when
you want carbon filtration, pull it out when you don't.
On 4/12/06, Rory O'Brien <rory_obrien at stonebow.otago.ac.nz> wrote:
> Does anyone know if its possible to get an inline, refillable,
> activated-carbon filter? Just something that could be spliced into the
> outflow from a canister filter to hold a quantity of carbon, maybe with shut
> off valves so that it could be conveniently added or removed without
> interfering with the filter too much.
> I appreciate that activated carbon isn't generally encouraged with planted
> tanks, due to its mopping out the ferts and that, but it does remove
> yellowing and other discolouration from tannins leached from driftwood and
> give final clarity and sparkle to the water, and its relatively inexpensive,
> especially in bulk. I'd like to be able to make use of carbon just
> temporarily, maybe just for the couple of days prior to a water change/ferts
> dose, and then be able to quickly and conveniently remove it again. So I'd
> like to keep it outside of the canister filter body proper, inline with the
> outflow pipe.
> Anyone using something like this? Is there such a product avialable? Anyone
> made something similar?
> - Rory
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