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Question: Can I use an inline filter on a garden hose to add water into my tank for weekly water changes.
I was thinking about setting up an overflow siphon and put water going in of a timer (restricted to go in very slowly)
It would be an automatic water change.
I guess 5 gallons a day on a 75g should be enough.

But the question I have is if that filter would work, or not?
Here is the one I am looking at:


https://www.amazon.com/Garden-Hose-...ocphy=9027886&hvtargid=pla-310423485814&psc=1
 

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Another question:
Could I make a filter out of PVC full of activated charcoal and run the water through it slowly and go straight into my tank?
 

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From what I could find on this filter it does not remove 100% of chlorine or chloramine plus not tested for aquarium use so I would not recommend using it.

Maybe some other members will give you suggestions for making your own carbon filter.

Have you tested your tap water for both chlorine and chloramine? If so, what are your test results for either?
 

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PROBLEM SOLVED:
We are moving to a house in the country and we will have well water. No chlorine or flouride or anything.
I guess I will have to have it tested.
 
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