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Peat in the filter media Archive

I am curious about trying a peat pouch in my filter for my discus tank Do these last long and is it a good alternative to softening water versus a water softner pillow Will the pouch harm my plants in any way How dark will it turn the color of my water If anyone has used this before I am interested to know how your fish responded to it before using and after and also what your...

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Peat Moss Healthy Betta

Sep 18 2003 0183 32 Water Conditioning Filtration Cycling and Water Chemistry Forum Information Read This Section Before Posting Forum Announcements Moderators General Topics General Chit Chat Items for Free Trade or Sale I have no idea about the peat moss but I do know that even if you are leaving the water out you still need to use the...

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Pros and cons of using peat in aquariums with forum and a

Nov 20 2020 0183 32 As it has been mentioned above from JBL and Sera are recommended and in such a case it can be an amount of 250 grams 881 ounces per 250 litres 66 US gallons 55 Imperial gallons of water and a replacement of peat should be done once a month usually when cleaning filtration media and eventually pipes if using external filters...

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Peat Moss Septic Systems

Aug 13 2004 0183 32 By putting in the peat moss system I will still have to pump out my septic tank clean the outlet filter check the distribution box and let the peat moss company do their thing annually Regardless of what type of system you have getting rid of your waste is going to...

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Peat filtration Aquarium Filter Forum 51817

Aug 15 2009 0183 32 Freshwater Aquarium Fish Forum Freshwater Tank Equipment Aquarium Filter Peat filtration Aug 14 2009 Chopstick Member my ph was at 7 6 so I went to the LFS and the proposed me peat Put it in a filter bag and add it to your filter I would not waste money on the peat filter pellets Peat moss is cheap at a garden store Aug 15 2009...

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Garden Pond Forums

Jan 15 2021 0183 32 Welcome to Garden Pond Forums where you can ask questions or find answers on anything related to ponds koi and other fish Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only takes a few seconds and is totally free You ll be able to ask questions about your pond or chat with the community and help others...

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Peat bricks Dendroboard

Feb 06 2007 0183 32 They seem to use the back walls for filtration of the water via a drip system too Also the peat bricks clog the filter on the pump all the time which is a pain to keep cleaning the filter out The major reason why I went with egg create was because of my pump Less Peat brick = less peat brick stuff to clog my pump A forum community...

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the dilemma of peat moss

My bottom peat layer served as a filter and the top layer served as a sensibility buffer If you re using garden top soil then the top peat layer is a weed mulch When I plant my tomatoes a foot deep that kind of blocks the weed growth but remember you got those weed seeds out...

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Anyone Done Peat and HMF filter combination

Nov 25 2018 0183 32 It would be a short clear wall Also I would cut the peat plate so it does not extend under the Matten I would want the end of the peat plate to butt up against the barrier in from of the Matten What I wonder about is the need for both plants and a Matten A fair amount of the filtration work is handled by plants and a planted substrate...

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Peat moss for black water MonsterFishKeepers

Nov 18 2016 0183 32 I use AC110 mesh bags Not sure exactly how much they hold I would guesstimate that I put about half a litre in them I don t put too much in them though I don t want to pack them with too much and have some of the peat not leach The absolute easiest source of tannins I have found is oak...

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Peat blocks AquariaCentral

Mar 15 2005 0183 32 Some people use peat to soften water by running their filter s water through it That s the reason I asked the above question If that s not the reason for your interest in the peat I suggest you do as happychem suggests above A dusting in the bottom of the tank is all that is required to aid in the maturation period of the tank...

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Peat Filtration

Mar 26 2010 0183 32 I use fluvals peat pellets mostly but have a 50 bag of organic peat in my shed ready for use I use a filter just for that mines a HOT250 but you can use any filter take the guts out put the peatbag in tigerbarb your Ph is ok your KH is awesome your GH is a little high keep mixing till the GH is between 1-3 and Kh 3-6...

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Use of PEAT MOSS Archive

Peat is an early stage in the transformation of vegetation into coal Its carbon content is responsible for the dark brown color of peat whereas bog water is tinted brown by tannic acids Peat moss can absorb and retain so much water that its weight should have increased about twentyfold...

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peat moss AquariaCentral

Feb 06 2003 0183 32 Hi Everyone This is the first time I have ever signed onto one of these forums You guys sound great My problem is with peat moss filtration It was suggested to me because our water here is hard and the ph is high 78 I don t have numbers on water hardness no test quit for that...

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Adding peat flavor

Nov 24 2008 0183 32 I ve tried peat smoke as well as maple and hickory Maple is now a favorite lends a bacon esque smoky flavor profile It works both in aging use a little bit leave it a few days then filter through coffee filters or in the mash itself where it takes much more to get the flavors across but they seem more refined...

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The Use of Natural Filter Media Added with Peat Soil for

Jun 04 2014 0183 32 The Use of Natural Filter Media Added with Peat Soil for Greywater Treatment The Use of Natural Filter Media Added with Peat Soil for Greywater Treatment Radin Mohamed Radin Maya Saphira Chan Chee-Ming Wurochekke Anwaruddin Ahmed Mohd Kassim Amir Hashim bin 2014-06-04 00 00 00 Greywater is wastewater that produces 50-80 of overall...

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Fertigation Easy Perlite Peat Moss Tap Water Grow

Jan 12 2020 0183 32 The method I use includes a mix of peat moss approximately 3 parts perlite to 1 part peat moss The idea with the peat moss is that it is quite acid and it buffers my very hard alkali tap water With my water ph running from a ph of 75 to 82 with an average of 80 and peat moss ph ranging from 25 to 35 the plant s roots are able to find...

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Filtration

Filtration Filter systems can be purely a matter of personal prefernce I have for many years favoured the use small box filters in all my smaller breeding tanks They are generally cheep to buy and easy to maintain More recently though I have taken to using a wider range of sponge filters to replace the box filters Box filter...

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Peat Moss usage in filter Archive

Howdy Flexy I use peat boy do I use a lot of peat Here are my findings - A 5 gallon bucket full of peat treats 250 to 300 liters of water It drops the ph from78 to 60 the gh from 160ppm to 1oo ppm and the kh from 95 to 40 ppm The trick is too let your tap water flow through the peat bucket with the lid on...

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How to remove peat tea color from water UK Aquatic Plant

Nov 22 2016 0183 32 You ve 250g peat in the filter on a 19 litre tank That s a massive amount of peat I tried 100g on a 110 litre and i had tea colored water within days and a week later still no pH or kH drop Tho regarding the product description JBL 600g on 200 litre should drop kH 5-7 176 so in my calculation it should have droped at least 1 176 but it didn t...

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Japan Digital Trust Forum Peatix

When you visit any website it may store or retrieve information on your browser mostly in the form of cooki This information might be about you your preferences or your device and is mostly used to make the site work as you expect it to...

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Jiffy Peat Pellets vs Fluval Peat Granules for acidic

Oct 05 2006 0183 32 So if you are wanting to use peat to soften your water and decrease pH I suggest looking elsewhere for your peat I purchased a box of Fluval Peat Granules and began using them in my filters last night My newly emptied cherry shrimp tank went from pH 72 to pH 68 overnight...

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Peat pots and pellets

Mar 29 2005 0183 32 Hi changeling The worst thing about the Jiffy 7s the peat moss pots was the fungus Damp off would hit us every year The web site is winstrip I tried to get it up but their server may be down The size of the winstrip tray is the size will fit right inside a standard flat or it takes the space of the 6packs...

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Peated and Unpeated Whiskies

Scotch single malt whisky can be classified into two main flavours peated smoky and unpeated non-smoky The smoky aroma in whisky results from the method of drying the maltIf the malt is dried over a peat fire the components of the peat smoke that have not been completely turned into carbon dioxide and water vapour adhere to the maltThese aromatic compounds are transported through all...

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Aquarium Peat And Blackwater Extract Tropical Fish Forums

Sep 18 2007 0183 32 I ve used peat in the past and had it in my canister filter and found that it worked well getting my PH lower - my local watersource has a PH of 8 and higher I wanted to add another canister to my tank primarily as a peat filter and as additional biological filtration I m looking for the smallest canister I can find...

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advice on peat moss Aquarium Forum

May 01 2012 0183 32 So back at the end of last year I set up my 30g tank with 1 peat moss from lowes 1 play sand and some gravel on top Since then I have added plants replaced dead ones and added new on It has low light HOB with gravel for the bacteria a heater keeping the water in the 70 s I have had...

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Water Filtration Ray Peat Forum

Sep 30 2018 0183 32 I found a RO filter by Aquaphor called the Morion It is half the space of conventional RO s as well as re-mineralize the water since the process of RO is quite destructive to the nature of water It comes with a 500 price tag on Amazon but it seems to be pretty revolutionary when it comes to efficiency both in space and volume of unfiltered...

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Newbie here Peat Moss

Dec 12 2019 0183 32 Peat being spongy isn t an issue if you can keep your beds small and tight I like peat early in the year when freezing isn t an issue and later in the year when ground is frozen solid and you don t have freeze thaw coming It s just so much lighter cheaper and easy to get a lot of...

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Thinking about using peat in my filter Tropical Fish Forums

Feb 22 2005 0183 32 As I ve researched the fish I have or would like to keep I ve come to find that my preferred fish and South American fish in general prefer softer more acidic water Now from what I understand using peat moss can slightly lower pH and slightly acidify water I know that the higher the pH...

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Peat Filter Septic Systems Barnstable County Department

Mar 31 2015 0183 32 If I have Almond leaves I ll throw a couple of them into the pot too I use it during the week with water water chang A big Bail of Peat is only a few bucks and lasts about a year Much cheaper then additives you buy at the store This in conjunction with peat filtration keeps the water looking good and the levels steady A glass of Peat tea...

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