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should i use carbon in my filter?

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i have a planted tank with co2 and i have two eheim 2217 filters. should i use carbon if i am dosing every week?
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Heck, you got 2 filters, I'd run an Eheim Carbon Pad in one of them. I wouldn't worry if you dose, I run a pad every now and then, but not all the time since I have one filter. Carbon removes any tanins in the water and also take out residual meds and stuff if you have fish issues. JMHO
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