Activated Carbon?

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    chuck78 The Reefanatic

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    Does anyone here use activated carbon & if so, at what frequency (how often)?
    I want to use it, but I need to hear other experiences & opinions before using it.
     
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    Waddi Shenanigans? VIP Member

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    I use it to only remove chemicals, or when something dies... ect.
     
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    It has been shown to cause HLLE, so if you do decided to use i would make sure you rinse it out very well and only use it periodically. But it can be good for removing smells, polishing your water and if you have some sort of toxin in there, it can help remove it
     
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