Any idea purigen

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  1. Difficult marine

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    hi guy

    need some help! i brought 250ml purigen...i can't find any filter bags to use...who can help...i will appreciate.
     
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    Purigen is quite fine so I would suggest an old stocking on a budget, a "filter sock" (I think red sea makes some) for less of a budget or ideally "The Bag" from seachem.
     
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    Try Sams Aquarium in Meadowridge i just bought to filter bags thr today selling at R35 for two large ones...

    Purigen that i bought came in a filter bag already...
     
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    Dude, just go and steal your wives/ girlfriends/ sisters stockings and chuck it in there. I use stockings for my Carbon as im too lazy to hook up my reactor :p
     
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    guy...i already thinking use stocking....but i feel not good enough for purigen perfroment...any other idea
     
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    Dude if you do not want to use the stocking i just told you whr you can find a filter bag...
     
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    had the same problem, i've had the stuff sitting in the cupboard for months and today i went and bought ladies stockings with gusset and cut the foot off. works a charm
     
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    hi riyahessa
    where i can buy filter bags?....you see isn't i don't want to use stocking ,i am consider regeneration the stocking.
     
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    My only concern with the filter sock would be that Purigen is very small and can slip through the filter sock. Stockings on the other hand would work much better. That's why I bought 2 Purigen bags...
     
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    hi jaak
    where you buy origin purigen bags...is made of plastic...can easy regeneration
     
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    It comes in a little box with the bag in and purigen inside the bag already. I've regenerated my purigen quite a number of times and it still comes out WHITE every time...
     
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    hi jaak
    you buy that one is 100ml incl plastic bags...... evertime you regenration will loss 50% power
     
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    Dude, where do you come with that statistic!!??
     
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    from seachem guru ha..ha
    do you think seachem will sell some product only buy once forever,even have they won't sell to the market.....bussiness is bussiness....
     
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    Where is Purigen available in cape town? Sorry to hijack the thread.
     
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    This is what I use for purigen. I have not had any problems.
     
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    Why would they sell a product that can be regenerated but that will loose 50% of its original strenght? If that were the case then they would put it on the product. The fact is you can regenerate the product quite a few times. I know the product won't last forever, i'm not stupid...
    Just another thought, why are you asking this on the forum if you have a "Seachem guru" to ask advice from??
     
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    Dude like i told you before you can go to Sams Aquarium for the filter bags if you do not want to use a stocking...and why will they seachem say that you can regenerate this product and you think that it will lose 50% of its strenght...



    Steve you can buy the 100ml Purigen bag at Sams Aquqrium with the product in it for R135...Sams is a Sponcer of this Forum and he is situated in Meadowridge...



    You are so correct bro...
     
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    You can also use those leaf gobbler (verimark) stockings. I bought a pack of five at builders for R38-00
     
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    Tony that is cheap for a pack of five...thanks for sharing...ive never been to Builders, think i should make a turn thr to see what they got...
     
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