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badxgillen 08-25-2010 07:21 PM

removal of soft coral toxins
i have read several books that have recomended prompt use of activated carbon and heavy skimming to help keep soft corals SPS snd LPS inhibiting toxins in quesion is since i replace my carbon monthy asides from ocasional rinsing to keep it active is it really necissary to add more carbon....i use a hefty sock full in my sump as is...suggestions?....ADIOS.........

bearwithfish 08-25-2010 09:44 PM

well to start with you dont need to rewash the carbon as its sitting in water all the time just when yo first put it in... once a month is fin but if you feel a need to increase your water quality or to water polish if you will i have read a great deal about using chemi-pure and it seems to work very well for about 6 months at a time..... i have not tried it my self mind you but i read a ton about random things like that LOL

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