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|Subject: What's the best way to clean a filter thats been sitting around? Sat Apr 17, 2010 4:40 pm|| |
Just got a Bio wheel 200 filter and was wondering how to clean it, it's been sitting around awhile and has some funky stuff in it I got all new media I just really want to clean the inside good and proper. Thanks for any help.
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|Subject: Re: What's the best way to clean a filter thats been sitting around? Sun Apr 18, 2010 3:40 pm|| |
I'm still a relative n00b at this but I would suggest a clean toothbrush, cold running tap water, and some elbow grease. Is the stuff inside just "hard water" deposits?
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|Subject: unsure about this filter type.. Wed Jun 30, 2010 2:42 pm|| |
unsure about this fitler type...
though the trusty new tooth brush and elbow grease came in handy for a few of my cheap replacement filter media....
must be a easier way though...
some times i soak my old filter in a new salad stirring bowl.. fill with water and spin away....
gets rid of the media pretty damn quick, though make sure you do it in a bigger bowl or be prepared to get mucky...lol
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