[Wet Thumb Forum]-FilterFloss - DIY Aquarium Projects - Aquatic Plant Central

Go Back   Aquatic Plant Central > General Interest Forums > DIY Aquarium Projects

DIY Aquarium Projects For those that are handy or looking to save some money, discuss your DIY aquarium projects here.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-12-2004, 04:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 0
iTrader Ratings: 0
dissident is a regular member
Default

How Often should one change filter floss?
dissident is offline   Reply With Quote

Advertisement [Remove Advertisement]
Old 12-12-2004, 04:42 PM   #2 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 0
iTrader Ratings: 0
dissident is a regular member
Default

How Often should one change filter floss?
dissident is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2004, 02:42 PM   #3 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 0
iTrader Ratings: 0
imported_bellisb925 is a regular member
Default

I change mine everytime I see a major reduction in flow. Unfortunately, I have never kept track of how many weeks that is.
imported_bellisb925 is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Old 12-13-2004, 04:59 PM   #4 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 17
iTrader Ratings: 0
Hawkeye is a regular member
Default

Same here. When I see the flow rate slowing down, that's when I change out floss and clean the filter.

Hawk
Hawkeye is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2004, 06:15 PM   #5 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 0
iTrader Ratings: 0
imported_BSS is a regular member
Default

I added my first batch of filter floss just a couple of weeks ago, so no track record yet.

Dissident - we have too many things going on in common with our tanks these days. Kinda scary!
imported_BSS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2004, 10:17 PM   #6 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 0
iTrader Ratings: 0
dissident is a regular member
Default

Same filters too

I was courious if there was a general rule of thumb when i comes to filter floss. Flow is lower then normal so maybe it is time to change it and see how nasty it is.
dissident is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-14-2004, 01:31 PM   #7 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
trenac's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 7,464
iTrader Ratings: 25
iTrader Positive Rating: 100%
trenac is a valuable member of the community trenac is a valuable member of the community trenac is a valuable member of the community
Default

I change my floss out weekly or bi-weekly, which is when I do waterchanges.



trenac is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Aquatic Plant Central > General Interest Forums > DIY Aquarium Projects > [Wet Thumb Forum]-FilterFloss

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 09:51 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1