Particles in water column

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    My water always seems to have small particles in the water column. IS this common or is it possible to get super clean water? Would activated carbon help?
     
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    depending on what it is, it could planktonic or rock dust etc, adding a filter sock will help, something like 10 micron
     
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    Thanks @dallasg. Where is the best place to implement the sock. I see on the forum that alot of people connect to their overflow but my problem is that I have a skinny overflow. Can I put it on the overflow pipe that ends in my first chamber in the sump?
     
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    thats exactly where it should be :)
     
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    ah...perfect :thumbup:
     
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