What Filter Media To Use Instead Of Carbon?

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by Liz♡Gold, Jul 13, 2017.

  1. Liz♡Gold

    Liz♡GoldValued MemberMember

    I was wondering what to use instead of the carbon media that comes with the Aquaclear70 filter? What do you personally use in your filter? What media do you recommend?

    Thank you!
  2. aquatickeeper

    aquatickeeperFishlore VIPMember

    Maybe you can use some Seachem Matrix in there?
  3. sfsamm

    sfsammWell Known MemberMember

    I've used filter floss, different sponge media and other extra ceramic media. I've been wanting to try out matrix but have yet to do so.
  4. FishFish221

    FishFish221Well Known MemberMember

  5. OP

    Liz♡GoldValued MemberMember

    Thank you for your replies!

    I will be trying Seachem Matrix as that seems to be a popular vote. By any chance has anyone used Seachem Purigen in their filters?
  6. JesseMoreira06

    JesseMoreira06Well Known MemberMember

    I dont like to use lava rocks because they can clog fairly easy, all my filters are sponge , filter floss then filled the rest up with seachem matrix, imo one of the best media's out there.

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