Purigen on Ebay

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  1. Egmel

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    Just thought I'd highlight that you can get purigen on ebay now works out about £15 for 250ml :)
     
  2. Garuf

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    Cheers egmel I swear by the stuff, removes tanins even in crystal clear water you wouldn't believe the difference it makes.
     
  3. LondonDragon

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    Thanks for the link Egmel :) Brough some of this for my shrimp tank, and it worked a treat :)
     
  4. Nick16

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    what is it? i have never understood it. :oops:
     
  5. Garuf

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    It's a lot like carbon but much better as it only removes stuff we don't want in the tank.
     
  6. billy boy

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    It will always have a place in my filter, the water has never looked so clear and when i do my weekly water change the water that comes out is as clear as the fresh water i put in, And it's really not that expensive as i find easy to regenerate! :D
     
  7. Nick16

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    so its just a bag of stuff that goes into your external filter? am i right? its not liquid then.
     
  8. LondonDragon

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    Can you explain how you do it, would be helpfull for some of us to understand it properly. thanks
     
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    Seachem explains it all. I just bought some last week so I still haven't tried to re-generate it. Look at the borrom of the page >> Seachem Purigen <<
     
  10. billy boy

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    YzemaN beat me to it! It really is as simply as that, i have 2 bags so i have 1 regenerateing when useing the other, Seachem say you can regenerate up to 8 times, I have only done it twice on each bag so only time will tell.

    1 bag last's roughly about 2 months for me, so if you can regenerate it 8 times that would be 16 months for £8, So for me thats good value! As well as giveing good water clarity.
     
  11. Superman

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    Yes good stuff, bought it for the first time before Christmas and was impressed with the difference even when I thought I have clear water!
     
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    viewtopic.php?f=20&t=69

    Dave.
     
  13. james3200

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    Cleaned out a filter today and forgot about the purigen in there, well its now getting rejuvenated.. must be about 1yr old or so..

    Had the camera close by so took a picture of what it looks like after a year!

    DSC_0039.jpg

    Will see how it looks tomorrow.
     
  14. billy boy

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    It's certainly gone brown :eek: Was it still keeping the water clear?
     
  15. Egmel

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    mmmm tasty!

    What do you use to keep yours in? I keep mine in old tights and was going to re-activate it without removing from the bag, it seemed to stick to everything when I was putting it in!
     
  16. james3200

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    Yep, i don't think it had done.. will see though in a few weeks once its back in there..

    Same, old tights too :lol: Wanted to get it out of the tights, the plan is once its all washed up i will keep pouring it back with water through the tights till i got most of it again

    James
     
  17. Egmel

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    Let me know how that goes!
     
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    Is this only for external filters or can You use the bag in an INTERNAL one?
     
  19. Simon D

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    I can't see a reason not to use it in an internal filter, it's an alternative to activated carbon (but better) which can be used in internal filtration systems.

    Basically it's a water polisher but does not remove traces that carbon can.
     
  20. Egmel

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    I used it in an internal for a while, seems to do the job nicely there too :)
     

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