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Old 11-02-2018, 08:46 AM   #11
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K1 Micro moving bed filter DIY.

You will need something to do fine particle filtration on the side as this is useless for mechanical.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRImIV8mp-g
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Old 11-02-2018, 08:50 AM   #12
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What the video doesn't tell you is to chemically burn the K1 micro first using potassium permanganate solution first, soaking it for a couple of hours.

This etches the plastic surface and makes the filter mature much faster.
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Old 11-02-2018, 10:23 AM   #13
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What the video doesn't tell you is to chemically burn the K1 micro first using potassium permanganate solution first, soaking it for a couple of hours.

This etches the plastic surface and makes the filter mature much faster.
is this poison?
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Old 11-02-2018, 05:27 PM   #14
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2x10" wor. Big and greedy creatures.
Dun feed so much la. I still like smaller simpler set up and change water daily.
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K1 Micro moving bed filter DIY.

You will need something to do fine particle filtration on the side as this is useless for mechanical.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRImIV8mp-g
I will just use porous natural stones.
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Old 12-02-2018, 12:42 PM   #16
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is this poison?
It is a powerful oxidizer and antiseptic. It is used as a fish treatment in lower concentrations to burn off dissolved organics and kill bacteria.

At higher concentrations, it burns off the thin oil film coating the surface of freshly made K1 and helps the BB stick to the K1.

You might recognize it in the light pink PP wash used for treating human cuts and wounds.
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Old 12-02-2018, 09:52 PM   #17
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It is a powerful oxidizer and antiseptic. It is used as a fish treatment in lower concentrations to burn off dissolved organics and kill bacteria.

At higher concentrations, it burns off the thin oil film coating the surface of freshly made K1 and helps the BB stick to the K1.

You might recognize it in the light pink PP wash used for treating human cuts and wounds.
ic. it only burn off the thin oil film? how about the plastic? toxic?
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ic. it only burn off the thin oil film? how about the plastic? toxic?
K1 is polypropylene. Pretty much inert.
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K1 is polypropylene. Pretty much inert.
ic thanks for the info.
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