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    Question Phosphate Sponge

    Greetings, Salut gang,

    I need some advice on how to use the Kent Phosphate Sponge. The instructions say to replace it after two days max when used for the first time. Then replace it on a regular basis?

    Do I replace it every two weeks like my activated carbon?

    I'm using it in my canister filter until I make my own reactor.

    Thanks, Merci,

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    I just finish using one. It said to not leave it in for more than 2 days. Otherwise the phosphate may leach back into the water.

    You can remove it and reactivate it by putting it in the oven and heating it at 450 for one hour ( it's on the back label somewhere)
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    Yes it did say that, I know.

    What I am asking is this, after you replace the initial charge ( 2 days), how long before you change the second and third charge and so on... a week, two weeks, three weeks, a month?

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