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Picklee 08-23-2007 06:53 PM

Zeolite Crystals
 
Do zeolite ammonia absorbing crystals also absorb meds and chemicals as activated carbon does?

herefishy 08-23-2007 07:52 PM

No. Zeolite is excellent for removal of toxic ammonia. You can leave the filter alone even after the ammonia is deleted and use the crystals as a bio-bed.

Picklee 08-26-2007 01:49 AM

Awesome. I was going to get some porous ceramic cylinders to add to my filter, but I guess the zeolite crystals will work as a nice substitute. :D

jones57742 08-26-2007 03:07 AM

Pick:

IMHO chemical filtration should not be employed except in anomalous situations which are fairly rare.

IMHO I would procure and utilize the ceramic cylinders in your typical filtration process.

TR


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