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5 Micron Carbon Block Replacement Filter for Captive Purity and SpectraPure

5 Micron Carbon Block Replacement Filter for Captive Purity and SpectraPure

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5 Micron Carbon Block Replacement Filter for Captive Purity and SpectraPure Information

When it comes to the maintenance if your aquariums, you will be surprised to know that the actual machines are the ones, which are most likely to break. In regular cases, when a drop in its usual performance is noted, the problem is almost always the wear-and-tear of special components, particularly the media that skims through the water. When this happens, you will do well to have the 5 Micron Carbon Block Replacement Filter from Pet Store at hand. This product will save you the trouble of having the entire device fixed, or worse, you might purchase a new and more expensive gadget.

This product is actually a replacement part to the filter foam, which is normally used to clean the water during mechanical processes. It is available in a value pack, which usually consists of five pieces. These come in square chunks, and they can be inserted into the media vault of your SpectraPure and Captive Purity machines. Each pad is quick and easy to install, and it is meant to last for a long time, assuring you that you and your marine inhabitants will enjoy an extended period of environmental neatness inside the tank.

Ensuring that your Captive Purity machines are working perfectly for a long time is such a joy when you have the 5 Micron Carbon Block Replacement Filter at your disposal.

5 micron carbon block prefilter
  • nominal 5-micron rating
  • high dirt-holding capacity maximizes utilization of the carbon block
  • high porosity design helps prevent the cartridge from plugging before its adsorption capacity is exhausted, maximizing the utilization of the carbon while maintaining low pressure drop.
  • manufactured entirely from FDA-compliant materials
Please note that these replacement cartridges are interchangeable with Captive Purity`s, Kent Marine`s, and SpectraPure`s RO or RO/DI units. We have researched the best replacement cartridges among these three manufacturers and offer only the best of each below.

**Variations of this product can be found in many online stores. The version we carry is of the highest quality. Although this item is eligible for price matching under our Low Price Guarantee, please be certain the product you want to price match is the same make and model.

Manufacturer Info

Captive Purity manufactures water filtration and water testing supplies for marine and reef aquaria. The brand is best known for their high-quality line of reverse osmosis filter systems and accessories. Captive Purity also produces refractometers for testing salinity, portable pen-sized meters for testing pH as well as replacement filter media for their RO and RO/DI filter systems.

5 Micron Carbon Block Replacement Filter for Captive Purity and SpectraPure Reviews

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Carbon Block Filtraton

Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 10/30/2012 from Riverside, CA
4.5 5
Experience Level: Expert

Comments: I have heavy metal issues from new home copper piping and use the carbon Block (two in series) to remove chlorine as well as heavy metals from my tap water inlet to my sump. The Carbon Block filters last about 3 months and removes all the chlorine and most heavy metals while leaving most of the hardness. I run a drip system style water changer to about 200 tanks. I further remove more copper in the sump but the carbon blocks are the first chemical removal media and works great!

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Generic Carbon

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Posted: 1/19/2009 from WETUMPKA, AL UNITED STATES
3.0 5
Experience Level: Expert

Comments: This 5.0-micron carbon block appears to be a generic product with minimal information on tha packaging. I bought this for a drinking water pre-filter, but think that I'd rather pay the extra $3 and get the RO1131 0.5-micron filtering carbon block (which is what I'll do in the future) which has clear labeling as a high quality carbon block product. However if this is used as a filter element in an aquariun where turbidity is a problem, this 5.0-micron carbon filter would not clog as quickly with particulate matter as should last much longer - which would be a big advantage in that application. However I don't like the lack of information on the lableing on this product which is why I wouldn't recommend it.

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Great item

Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 9/20/2008
5.0 5
Experience Level: Beginner

Comments: Not only the product is great but the service is beyond my expectations. Thanks!

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Micron Carbon Block

Reviewers Rating Great

Posted: 2/15/2008 from BROOMALL, PA UNITED STATES
4.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate

Comments: Have no complaints with this product; having clean water is crucial in our hobby.

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did what i hoped...

Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 8/6/2007 from EL PASO, TX UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Expert

Comments: I use it on a DIY auto top off unit I made for an outdoor pond, as long as I change the filters on a timely basis no chlorine or chloramines register from the unit I have set up and plus it does not clog as quickly as some of the other filters, which is exactly what i hoped for...

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