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Re: NFC: light bulbs and tannins

On 19 Jan 2001, at 22:12, mdb6850 at tamug_tamu.edu wrote:

> I see a recommendation of using charcoal for clearing up water. 
> Can your ordinary backyard barbecue briquettes be used as filter 
> carbon? Should they be crumbled first and what are the opinions 
> on application in saltwater tanks?
> Matt

I prefer to make my own charcoal by burning logs.  If you can get a 
bunch of coconut shells you can burn them and make an excellent 

(Just kidding, folks)


Jackson, MS
Whenever I see an old lady slip and fall on a wet sidewalk,
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I was an ant, and she fell on me. Then it wouldn't seem
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