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Yes a caravan water filter and 30m 19mm hose

This water will come from the tap through the filter and the hose is long enough to reach

any tank to fill up

to empty just unclip hose from filter and water will siphon

filter came with 13mm hose fittings i just changed them to 19mm

filter one absolute carbon block filter for the removal of cryptosporidium, giardia and cysts

filter two Absolute Ceramic Best sediment filter to 0.5uM + Removes Cryptosporidium + Giardia + Cysts

Your thoughts pls

Fish Junkie

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Actually just had a read of this

Activated Carbon Water Filters and Purification (Granular/Granulated and Carbon Block)

I think it's like having a carbon filter in your tap water that will flow into the tank

So it's removing crap before it even gets into your tanks, rather than running carbon in your tank filters

it's a reverse osmosis unit that removes EVERYTHING but they are rated for a certain Liters/day

What you're using would be really beneficial with people using rainwater in their tanks, just so there is peace of mind that there's nothing bad going in

Since a reverse osmosis unit wouldn't be as beneficial because rainwater is already missing all the metals and things added to tap water

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Activated carbon filters remove/reduce many volatile organic chemicals (VOC), pesticides and herbicides, as well as chlorine, benzene, trihalomethane (THM) compounds, radon, solvents and hundreds of other man-made chemicals found in tap water. Some activated carbon filters are moderately effective at removing some, but not all, heavy metals. In addition, densely compacted carbon block filters mechanically remove particles down to 0.5 micron, including Giardia and Cryptosporidium, turbidity and particulates. Although some iron, manganese, and hydrogen sulfide will be removed by these higher quality activated carbon filters, a manganese greensand iron reduction filter is generally preferred to remove these contaminants as the effectiveness of carbon filter against iron and manganese is generally short-lived if the contaminant concentration is high.

Carbon filters are NOT generally successful at removing dissolved inorganic contaminants or metals such as minerals/salts (hardness or scale-causing contaminants), antimony, arsenic, asbestos, barium, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, copper, fluoride, mercury, nickel, nitrates/nitrites, selenium, sulfate, thallium, and certain radio nuclides. Removing these contaminants requires either a reverse osmosis water filter system or a distiller (some can also be removed by KDF-55 or manganese greensand).

GAC does not remove sediment / particulate material very well, so they are often preceded by a sediment filter. Sediment pre-filters also prolong the activate carbon cartridge life by eliminating gross contaminants that would otherwise clog the activated carbon thereby reducing the surface area available for absorption. Carbon block filters are generally better then GAC filters at removing sediment.

The water scum is calcium, which dissolved so you'll need a RO unit to take it out

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