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Old 03-03-2003, 02:30 AM
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Default Carbon in filter: Really absorbs liquid fertilizers??

what is carbon used for then?
non-planted tanks with high bioloads? to remove all the amonia from the

"LeighMo" wrote in message
I heard this advice from a guy at LFS. Yes, he is just a guy from a LFS.

is this true?

Yes, but unless you have a lot of carbon in the filter, it probably won't

a big difference.

I read activated carbon absorbs medication so it is wise to take it out

you add anti-ich
medication etc.

Yes. Always remove carbon when medicating the tank.

It's just that it's a pain to remove/ put on carbon in your filter

you drop some
medication in the tank

Just leave the carbon out. You don't need it.