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Post Posted: Mon Mar 02, 2015 6:59 pm   What sponge?

So, I'm making a DIY filter and it needs sponges. I bought a Publix utility sponge. Would that work or dose it contain harmful things.
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Post Posted: Tue Mar 03, 2015 2:51 am   Re: What sponge?

You need to check with the manufacturer or see if they have a safety sheet. Most of these are not porous enough to let the water flow through them (compared to aquarium media). I would just find generic filter media to use as it will be cheaper than the branded stuff and safer than other options.
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