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Great Produce. By Icereefer on 4/6/14Icereefer would recommend this product to a friendAll I can say is they do what they say they do,Great! Filter.
They are only ok for filtering By CaliO Corals on 4/3/14CaliO Corals would recommend this product to a friendThey are worth the $$$. But not as tightly woven filter as I was expecting.. They don't clog as fast as the felt socks but they don't filter as much either... The give you an idea. I would say they are woven as tight as a breeders net..
Where I exspected something better, say as tight as a painters filter or a screen printing screen would have been nice.
Def. room for improvement.
Crystal Clear Water By Larry on 3/12/14Larry would recommend this product to a friendThese mesh filter socks are easy to clean and a great alternative to the felt filter socks. I was excited to receive my package and amazed with their performance.
Great Alternative By Cookie P on 3/5/14Cookie P would recommend this product to a friendDoes not get cloged fast like regular filter socks but at the same time it will not stop the really small stuff.
Just remember that this is a mesh and will only stop the larger particles.
Works great been using for about 3 weeks.
Easy Cleaning By Steven on 3/2/14Steven would recommend this product to a friendBest thing that I like about these mesh filter socks over the felt is the effortless cleaning. I would have to rinse out the felt socks with a hose in the yard. Now I can rinse out the mesh socks in a sink. Also, makes it easier to get pods out so they can be put back into the tank.
Amazing product By Ed on 2/27/14Ed would recommend this product to a friendI love these socks. Cleaning these is such a simple task. A daily hand wash takes seconds and keeps the solids contained nicely.
Easy To Clean By Jason on 2/7/14Jason would recommend this product to a friendI love these filter socks, I use them on my cube tank, they are very easy to remove and handwash in the sink and pop right back in, I keep several on hand so I can easily swap them out.
Great Socks By Edward on 2/4/14Edward would recommend this product to a friendI ordered 6 and I had one come in with a slit I contacted Bulk Reef Supply they sent me another extremely fast. I really like these catch everything and easy to clean. The price is great as well.
Great Product By Bob on 2/3/14Bob would recommend this product to a friend+ great service as usual. A great Mn based company!
Easy to clean filter sock By This guy on 1/19/14This guy would recommend this product to a friendI got a couple of these to try out instead of the usual felt bags I use as they were cheaper alternatives. These are very easy to clean under a tap and seem to trap just as much crud from my tank as the felt ones, although time will tell I guess. Not the strongest construction but if they last a few months then they are worth the money.
Awesome! By Shane on 1/10/14Shane would recommend this product to a friendYes they don't filter as much as the felt, but cleaning these are the reason I have changed. It literally takes me less than 5 minutes to take the sock out and rinse it. Done!
The Felt socks do filter more but talk about a pita to clean. I keep my felt socks for deep cleaning of the tank. I put them on before I stir everything up in the DT and sump.
Just right By Ignatius on 12/16/13Ignatius would recommend this product to a friendThis does exactly what I wanted it to. Catches the big stuff without clogging. I use it on the outlet of my skimmer to break bubbles as well as on my drain into the sump. I use felt socks when I clean the tank, but they clog too fast for everyday use. These socks reduce my weekly maintenance and don't turn into nitrate factories.
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by Tony on September 25, 2013, @1:04 PM
What micron rating are these mesh socks ?
Bulk Reef Supply Hi Tony,
All of our filter socks are 200 micron.
by Lester on April 2, 2014, @12:25 PM
can you wash and re-use these filter socks
Bulk Reef Supply Hey Lester,
You sure can! I personally think the mesh ones are a bit easier to clean then the felt, though you will probably get more cycles out of the felt as its a bit more durable material.
Filter socks come in mesh or felt and with a plastic ring or draw string. See below for differences and unique advantages.
- Mesh: Thin, doesn't clog as easily as felt
- Felt: Thicker, better at removing particles, but can clog faster
- Plastic Ring: attaches via ring that fits common sump holders
- Draw String: attaches directly to plumbing
- BRS recommends starting with felt socks and switching to mesh if they clog faster than desired.
Filter sock benefits:
- Regular use will result in crystal clear water most convenient form of mechanical filtration.
- Remove excess food, detritus, organic waste, dust and other particulates
- Convenient form of mechanical filtration
- Prevents larger objects like sand, crabs and snails from damaging pump motors
- Reduces ammonia and nitrate producing organic waste
- Increases filter life
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