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PURIGEN DISASTER

Discussion in 'Freshwater Equipment, Products, & DIY' started by iJohno, Mar 7, 2012.

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    Purigen from my corner filter with filter pad and everything leaks and now its EVERYWHERE!! How to clean up? :((
     
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    What did you put the Purigen in ? Hopefully you didn't place it loose in your filter.
    It must be bagged, in fine mesh bagging - preferably 'the bag' available from Seachem specifically to bag Purigen. Any other bag, and you would likely need to double-bag it to prevent the minute particles from escaping into your tank.
     
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    Guessing it ripped cause when I removed it the filter cap flew off and the bag spilled the purigen everywhere :((( dang it
     
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    Net it out, and vac out what you can. UGH, what a mess. I'm very glad not to be in your place tonight.

    On the bright side, you know it's not going to harm the tank much.
     
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    No real harm done. It will eventually settle down to the substrate and won't do any harm. Check your bag for a tear or rip, and if so, add some more Purigen if need be, and DOUBLE-BAG it.
     

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