Bio/mechanical for the seasons.

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    peter hillman Let me think for minute....

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    I'm going add more boi area to my box. Got some 1" aeration tube cut up for bio. 003.JPG
    I also have two bags of charcoal to add. But should I wait till spring to put in the charcoal or do it now?
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    Why the charcoal?

    It doesn't last long at all. I only use it if I'm trying to remove medication or clear up water that was discolored from a new piece of driftwood.

    I don't think I have ever used it in the pond filter.
     
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    peter hillman Let me think for minute....

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    When I got my filter it came with a charcoal pad, made the water clear like air, but plugs rapidly. I will save it for spring to scrub the old water.
     
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    I think saving it for spring sounds like a good idea :)
     
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