Cleanin out my filter?

  1. C

    Craig Well Known Member Member

    guys and girls i was just wonderin if i was doin sumthin wrong should i b cleanin out of filter every week or should i do it every other week????????
     
  2. Butterfly

    Butterfly Moderator Moderator Member

    I rinse my filter pads about evry two weeks but don't replace them until they tear up and then only one at a time. Have to make sure you rinse them in used tank water though.
    If you change them every week your throwing away a good amount of your beneficial bacteria.
    Hope that helps :)
    Carol
     
  3. OP
    OP
    C

    Craig Well Known Member Member

    yeah it did, cheers
     
  4. Butterfly

    Butterfly Moderator Moderator Member

    Glad I could help ;)
    Carol
     
  5. d

    dano569 Valued Member Member

    i rinse mine every week when i do my water changes and replace it like butterfly said when it tears up.