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  1. Carbon Cartridge replacement without removing bacteria

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hey, I've got a basic undergravel filter with carbon cartridges that the seller advisers i replace every 4 weeks. I have a 1 black moor so it's not exactly alot pressure on the filter to clean. I was wondering if i actually should replace them this often because they will soon harbour helpful...
  2. Cloudy Freshwater Tank???

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hello everyone, I seem to have a reoccurring problem with changing the filter with my tank. My water will be crystal clear for months. I assume that I need to change the carbon insert in the filter since the instructions direct you to replace the carbon every month. But once I replace the...
  3. Liquid Carbon Killing Rainbowfish?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi, first post here so hopefully this hasn't been answered somewhere else - I am at a bit of a loss. 6 months ago I set up a 40g Tall aquarium at my office. Thick layer of fine gravel, driftwood, fully planted - beautiful tank actually. I was breaking down my 180 gallon at home and kept my two...
  4. Carbon Bad or Good?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hey! So I've been reading some stuff about carbon being good and then some being bad, I'm all mixed up on whether I should keep it in my filter or not. If you guys could give me your outputs on it, it would be great! And also if you could explain why it good or bad. Thanks!
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