Driftwood turning tank yellow

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    My driftwood just turned my tank yellow, i did soak if for about 3 days before i set my tank up, i did not put any fish in it yet, is there a way i can clear the water by adding any chemicals or do i have to change all the water in my tank.
     
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    thanx for all the help, any idea where i can buy purigen from.
     
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    I,m sure that you can get some from the sponsors.
     
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    if any of the sponsors can please reply and let me know where in jhb i can get some from for a 4ft tank. thanx
     
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    Will have it

    You can also filter with charcoal ,it will go in about 3 days
     
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    Got some at hillfox, i have a canister filter, is it fine if i put it in there with the ceramics or charcoal or do you suggest i put it into a separate filter.
     
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    Thats fine. Just make sure the purigen/AC is contained in some sort of bag/sock for easy removal
     
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    thanx neil, i bought some of those fine bags to put it in as well
     
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    how long should it take for purigen to clear up your tank.
     
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    a day or 2
     
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    i added the purigen about 4 days ago into my canister filter, there has been no change in the water quality, do you know why
     
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    try to recharge it and then putting it in
     
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    i just bought it and dint use it till now, do i still need to recharge it.
     
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    i had to same issue when i bought mine - give it a go
     
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    ok will do, thanx, i suppose you can use any house hold bleach to recharge am i correct.
     

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