Media holder?

Discussion in 'Chemical Filtration / Low Nutrient Systems - LNS' started by NADEEM, 13 Feb 2013.

  1. NADEEM

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    Hi , i want to set up some Carbon,phosphaguard and maybe purigen.

    what bags can i use to put them in? do you get filter bags for these stuff? can i just use stockings? what do you guys use
     
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  3. Nur

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    It was filter socks not bags. Sorry.
     
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    I know seachem makes a very good bag called "THE BAG" for placing media in. Its a reusable, resealable bag. I use one myself. Just a bit expensive, but it lasts forever...
     
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    This is what is looks like & the price...
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    Sams has a variety of bags, i use them for my media
     
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    Yip some with strings,some with zips an ofcourse the velcro ones........ Best of all 'cheap as hell'
     
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    I raided the wife's sock drawer....
     
  9. Wes

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    Pick n Pay have a pool net bag for the pool gobbler, work well imo
     
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    Yip holding one in my hand right now, pool gobbler replacement bags, and at only R35 for 5 bags/socks:thumbup:.
     
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    Pool gobbler bags work very good for media,and filter socks,i am using them,no problems so far.
     
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    How do you seal the Pool Gobbler bags? Do you tie a knot in it?
     
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    elastic band further up the bottom end of the return pipe.
     
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    I mean for holding media.
     
  15. Keanan

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    Yip thats what I do.
     
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    Shap
     
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    You can also use small cable ties.
     
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    I'm pretty sure I can come up with an idea.



    Does bloudraad rust? :lol:
     
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