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    Does anybody know if this brand works well? how does it compare to Marineland black diamond carbon?


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    I'm curious, what do you use carbon for?
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    I know a lot of people don't, but I like the extra water clarity you gat using activated carbon.

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    You have to look at the properties of the carbon and how it was made. Here's a link about which attributes to look for in GAC, things like ROX 0.8 (acid wash) or “you want to select a carbon known for having a pore structure similar in size to the molecules your trying to remove. “

    https://www.reef2reef.com/threads/aq...carbon.329732/

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    Have you tried Purigen @fissh? I like that you can reuse it and I believe it does the best job at removing impurities, something line 500% more.
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    Angelcraze, Purigen is great but with the amount of canisters I have to fill it's not cost affective.


    Rocksor, thanks for the link. The trouble is that I can't find any info on this brand and how it's made.

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    Are you looking for the best or best bang for your buck?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rocksor View Post
    Are you looking for the best or best bang for your buck?
    So far I've had good results with Marineland black diamond carbon. But I'm open tp suggestions.

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    If you don't mind spending the money (like double) and want the best, ROX 0.8, otherwise MBD or Seachem Matrix will do the job.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rocksor View Post
    If you don't mind spending the money (like double) and want the best, ROX 0.8, otherwise MBD or Seachem Matrix will do the job.
    I'll check them out.
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