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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-22-2004, 03:18 PM Thread Starter
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I am new to planted tank hobby, and learn something new everyday. I cam across some info today that said I should remove the carbon from the eclipse filter cartridge because it removes micro-nutrients from the water. I am currently adding Flourish once a week, and Flourish Excel once a day. And changing 50% water ever other week. Should I cut open the cartridge replace carbon with filter stuffing?
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Yes, I would find some way to remove the carbon.


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yes,cut open the side of the pad and pour it in the trash
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I do exactly that with my millenium cartidges, cut em open throw out the carbon, and stuff it with a little filter wool...

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