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Re: NFC: activated charcoal - reactivating it

CEFCHURCH at aol_com wrote:
> Is there a practical way of reactivating used "active aquarium grade
> charcoal"?
> Seems like years ago I was told you could heat it to high temperatures, much
> higher than available on a normal household oven.

Higher and in a total absence of oxygen or other reactive gas. Not a home

BTW, carbon will not remove simple ions like sodium, etc. It mostly grabs
larger organic molecules, but can be forced to grab chlorine and chloramine
under *exactly* the right conditions. You'll never do that with LFS chips,


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