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Caitlin Renee 6/29/07
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how often does everyone run carbon??

how long before you need to take it out??
 

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what does running carbon do?
 

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Pretty much 24/7 and change about every two weeks.

I have a mixed reef!
 

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Noo Doot Aboot It!
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24/7 in a phosphate reactor, I am trying to keep a really mixed type reef with mainly sps so Carbon is a must for me
 

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I used to run it, now I've been carbon free for 4 months
 

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when ever i see something is acting funny, i toss some in, i should have said when needed, but i voted once a month, but ill run it for a couple weeks straight, then pull it again till i see trouble. it usually helps out alot too.
 

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24/7 in a filter bag and I change once a month or so
 
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