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Old 11-03-2009, 05:57 PM   #1
 
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if i have a media filter on my tank and im going to get live rock tomorrow do i need to take the whole filter off? leave it? take the pad out? what do i need to do?
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Old 11-03-2009, 08:21 PM   #2
 
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I would remove the filter completely, or only use it for activated carbon.

This assumes you are starting a new system and do not have livestock.
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Old 11-03-2009, 09:02 PM   #3
 
what do you mean use only activated carbon?
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Old 11-03-2009, 09:59 PM   #4
 
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I would run the filter empty, other than a bag of activated carbon. What filter exactly do you have?
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Old 11-04-2009, 05:17 PM   #5
 
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Old 11-05-2009, 09:31 PM   #6
 
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The yes, my advice above would be appropriate.
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