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Posts Tagged ‘filter socks’

Save That Filter Sock…a quick tip for busy people who run filter socks

When you’re in a hurry, but need to change filter socks, this tip will save you money.


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Check This When Running Filter Socks

If you’re running filter socks, follow Alec’s advice and complete this important step before the sock leaves your tank.

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Write-Up Wednesday: Filter Socks

A filter sock is a form of mechanical filtration whose purpose is to trap large particles flowing through it. The sock will usually be labeled for the smallest size particle that it will trap e.g. a 200 micron sock will …

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Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday AM Quick Tip: How to Clean Your Filter Socks

I use and recommend filter socks on saltwater tanks. And just like any mechanical filtration method, they have to be cleaned periodically. Here’s how I clean mine.

Note: I do not use bleach in the washer when I’m washing my …

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Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday AM Quick Tip #125: After 124 Quick Tips, These Top My List

After years of creating Friday AM quick tips, there are a few that I use frequently on my tank as well as a few that I get asked about a lot. To refresh your memory on ones you’ve likely forgotten …

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