The unthinkable happened

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  1. frankie fish

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    My purigen bag got caught in the impellor of.a pump,now my tank is full of purigen. Any ideas on how to get it all out? I am currently using filtersocks on circ pumps,and filtersocks on the overflowpipe. And are there any danger to the corals and fish with the purigen in the watercolumm?
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    And yes,i had a mesh cover for protection,but it somehow failed.:rolleyes:
     
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    I once got SOME purigen into my water column, never did the LS any harm, not sure if your amount will have an impact.
     
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    I don't think you need to worry at all. It will just become a part of the substrate. Otherwise try to suck up some of it.
     
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    Sterkte Corrie, Laat weet as daar iets is waarmee ek kan help!
     
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    Thx helga. Filter socks on the pumps help a lot,most of the purigen is in the socks,will continue stirring up the substrate and let the socks do the rest.
     
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    Its nothing to worry about in terms of fish and coral
     
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