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active carbon
    #490851 - 10/23/10 09:56 PM (7 years, 4 months ago)

gonna try to make a scrubber. What's the best carbon to use. I can get black diamond at petco http://www.petco.com/product/5217/Marineland-Black-Diamond-Premium-Activated-Carbon.aspx?CoreCat=OnSiteSearch 


im guessing that the all black one is the stuff i want

I can also get black magic  http://www.petguys.com/-317163040730.html

or is alchol grade carbon better than aquarium grade http://www.brewhaus.com/Activated-Carbon-C90.aspx
the brewing stuff seems really cheap

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Re: active carbon [Re: drugologist]
    #493291 - 10/29/10 09:24 PM (7 years, 4 months ago)

I'm a fucking homo and I love it


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Re: active carbon [Re: I_AM_SWIM]
    #493399 - 10/30/10 09:07 AM (7 years, 4 months ago)


Of course it's happening inside your head.
Why should that mean it isn't real?

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Re: active carbon [Re: RasJeph]
    #493406 - 10/30/10 09:32 AM (7 years, 4 months ago)


I used to use that active carbon kitty litter, forget exactly how much it was, but It was cheaper than those you listed

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Re: active carbon [Re: dutchmushroom]
    #493647 - 10/30/10 11:28 PM (7 years, 4 months ago)

When I made my own I used the aquarium carbon.  You should also try checking with your hydro store, some of them carry activated carbon.

Dude she isn't as young as she use to be.


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Re: active carbon [Re: Hawksresurrection]
    #494361 - 11/02/10 05:43 PM (7 years, 4 months ago)

thanks I'll probably go with the aquarium stuff. easy enough to drive out to a pet store. but has anyone ever tried the brewery stuff if it a higher or lower grade carbon as far as air filtration goes. Probably hard to determine. How much should i use i plan on using a 6" 160 cfm or maybe even 8" 210 cfm inline fan from home depot. just gonna use it for mj smoke for now but possible for a 250w grow later, maybe 16 oz of carbon?

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Re: active carbon [Re: drugologist]
    #494400 - 11/02/10 07:58 PM (7 years, 4 months ago)

Those home depot fans are not nearly strong enough to pull air through a carbon filter, you're gonna need something a lot stronger and can flowwith static resistance on it.

As far as how much carbon to use, even the small ones that work well, use several pounds.

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