Cleanin out my filter?

  1. Craig

    Craig Well Known Member Member

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    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

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    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
     

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    Craig

    Craig Well Known Member Member

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    yeah it did, cheers
     
  4. Butterfly

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    Glad I could help ;)
    Carol
     
  5. dano569

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

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