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Cleaning filter media question
Old 10-09-2010, 02:38 AM   #1
 
Question Cleaning filter media question

Why cant i clean filter sleeve with tap water if i ring the water out after?
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Old 10-09-2010, 03:10 AM   #2
 
It probably won't destroy your tank, it's just not a good idea. The chlorine will kill any of the good bacteria built up in the filter, and some of that will potentially get into your tank. I wouldn't expect it to be enough to do any real damage, but I try to give my bacteria all the help I can.
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