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Originally Posted by ronaldvalente View Post
Actually, in one case it was the silver bullet. I had a tank that got no algae through the entire live of it except green water. I attribute this to it being by a window. I had a portable UV for awhile. Then I tried Purigen, thinking it wouldn't do anything. It got rid of the green water really fast. I never got green water again but sometimes I would notice that it had green spots.
That is an odd thing though. I have never had a tank that balanced get green water.
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Originally Posted by Steve001 View Post
about when it comes to planted tanks. he recommends the use of carbon on the initial stages of the life of the tank, 1 to 3 months, and on some of his tanks he runs carbon perpetually. And I personally have shrimp tanks that are planted. It comes down to preference, I love purigen and will continue to use it, if its just biological filtration, or no filtration that works for you that is great, but no remedial reading is needed by one here, it's just a different school of throught.
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