Seachem Purigen and Hypersorb

Discussion in 'Water Conditioners and Supplements' started by 3aquariums, Dec 10, 2012.

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    3aquariums Valued Member Member

    Is there any meaningful difference between seachem Purigen and seachem Hypersorb? The Amazon descriptions are somewhat lacking. Thanks.
     
  2. ryanr

    ryanr Moderator Moderator Member

    Purigen:  
    Hypersorb:  

    It would appear that Purigen does more than Hypersorb, what is it you're trying to achieve?
     
  3. OP
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    3aquariums Valued Member Member

    I added 4 F Julli cory and 2 rasporas to my 46 gallon and it caused it to get a little cloudy. I was just curious about the two products. I have both in a canister filter
     
  4. kevin215

    kevin215 Valued Member Member

    I tryed the hypersorb to clear my water that had a slight cloudy haze to it. It didn't clear the water but it is a good product instead of carbon. Make sure you buy the seachem bag for it.
     
  5. ryanr

    ryanr Moderator Moderator Member

    It sounds like a bacteria bloom from the new additions. What colour is the cloudyness? If it is white, then it is likely bacterial, and will go away when the tank re-cycles. What are your ammonia/nitrite/nitrate readings?
     
  6. OP
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    3aquariums Valued Member Member

    My tanks have a very light white haze. I think you're right about it being a bacteria bloom. The 46 g has some new residents, and the 29 just had a canister filter put on it. I'll wait it out.
     
  7. ryanr

    ryanr Moderator Moderator Member

    Keep an eye on ammonia/nitrites.

    If the tank(s) is/are cycling, or going through a mini cycle, daily doses of Prime may be in order while the colony re-establishes.
     




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