Reactivating question

mike Bushie

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Hey guys i need to reactivate my phosphate remover.
Now i know that you need to stick it in Bleach or something. I threw away the box so i don't know how long to leave it in the bleach for.
as well as what should i do after the bleaching is done. Ie how long before i can put it back in the sump:)
 

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Isn't the bleach method for Purigen and not phosphate media? I don't think you can regenerate phosphate media, but I may be wrong.
 

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If you are able to regenerate it with bleech your next step would be to thoroughly rinse it and then dechloronate with something like Seachem Prime.
 

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Phosguard can't be regenerated unfortunately. (cos it's $$$)
Seachem Purigen can.

Aquiphos and other ferros oxide based removers, I doubt it.
 

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Mike I also remember reading on the container it can be regenerated. Ask Palmerc in the other place where people sometimes chat about some sort of things... occasionally. Haha :lol:
 

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