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rowbow

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sponge filters
« on: May 29, 2017, 10:05:25 »
Anyone found a good method of cleaning sponge filters, coarse/medium/fine 24" diameter.
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sponge filters
« on: May 29, 2017, 10:05:25 »

Seacarrot

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Re: sponge filters
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2017, 10:41:23 »
Anyone found a good method of cleaning sponge filters, coarse/medium/fine 24" diameter.
 :BangHead: :coffee2:

I blast mine with the jet junction on my hose attachment, and rinse in a bucket of clean water, i continue this until the water in the bucket is mostly clean.   Although it is never completely clear.

I also replace my filters about once a year as they do eventually break down.

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Re: sponge filters
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2017, 10:50:11 »
Yep as seacarrot has said is a good way , but  instead of using a bucket i wash the through in my water butts as it makes a very good plant feed then i blast them through with a hose.
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rowbow

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Re: sponge filters
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2017, 08:52:18 »
Thanks for that didn't think of using the water butt.  :icon_cheers: :coffee2:
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