The filter is part of the aquarium indispensable, it can maintain the aquarium water, keep the pure environment, of course, with a long filter should be cleaned, or dirty things in the inside of a large number of accumulated may damage the filtration equipment, produce unexpected situation, then filter to wash?Then share a little experience for you to choose a filter.
The first layer belongs to physical filtration, mainly blocking solid residues in water, so it is particularly easy to dirty, cleaning is also based on this layer, the other few layers are usually rarely cleaned, but often easy to lose nitrifying bacteria. Cleaning is the machine that uses water for tanks.
Remove the filter cotton, rinse repeatedly in the tank water, and also use the pump to filter cotton back (of course, the momentum is very limited) wash. Attention should be paid to cleaning:
One is to wash the cotton filter with the original cylinder water cleaning. Because the raw water tank cleaning filter can reduce the loss of beneficial bacteria, this time interval can prolong the cleaning of the filter cotton.
Two is to clean filter cotton, don't like washing clothes like twist and twist dry. Instead, soak it in the water of the jar, and throw out the dirty things. Otherwise, it will easily accumulate in the deep layer of cotton when the dirty things are rubbed together.
Cleaning biochemical cotton: put into the water, gently pinch a few, you can not wash too clean, because there are a lot of bacteria attached, washed too clean, bacteria have to reproduce, so that the water tank will not be clear.