Users' questions

What is wet dry filter?

What is wet dry filter?

A wet/dry filter also referred to as a trickle filter or a bio-tower, is an anaerobic filtration method. The clean filtered water is then deposited back into the aquarium either directly, or first into a sump or some type of water containment area and then returned.

Does a wet/dry vac need a wet filter?

Q: Why does my Shop-Vac® wet dry vac blow dust back into my room? A: You need to use a filter capable of catching the dust and dirt you are cleaning up.

Can you use a wet dry filter for freshwater aquarium?

If you have a freshwater aquarium with live plants, a wet/dry filter will over-produce oxygen and push out the CO2 necessary for your plants to thrive. This is because most wet/dry filters can be used on a range of aquarium sizes but a pump is more specific and should be selected based on the aquarium size.

Can you wash a wet/dry vac filter?

A More Thorough Clean To remove more of the debris, blow off the filter with low-pressure compressed air. Some dry filters can be cleaned with water, and the same pressure warning holds true for water streams while cleaning.

Is a wet dry filter or sump?

What is a Wet/Dry Filter? A wet/dry filter is essentially a sump with biological filter media. The media is stored in a container above the water inside the wet/dry filter so water can trickle over it (instead of having it submerged).

Can a dry vac pick up water?

Chances are you may not have thought a Shop-Vac® Wet Dry Vacuum could take on your water-filled basement, but the good news is, it can. As you vacuum the water, the water is pumped through the vacuum tank and the garden hose, out of your basement.

How much water can a wet/dry vac pick up?

Wet/dry vacuums range in capacity from 1 gallon up to 20 gallons, with most vacuums in the 4- to 10-gallon capacity range. A few inches of water in a tub or water spread out across a wide area will quickly fill up smaller vacuums.

Are wet/dry filters good?

Wet/Dry Filter: Some hobbyist believe that the Wet/Dry Filter is the best thing on the market since it uses a combination of Bio-balls and filter media to host the “good” bacteria colony. I personally vote this as the best biological filtration system available.

How often should you change shop vac filter?

In a commercial setting and used on a daily basis, it should be checked every six months. If heavily soiled it should be replaced; otherwise, it should be changed once per year. If a musty odor is detected when the vacuum cleaner is used, the HEPA filter should be changed.

Why did shop vac go out of business?

The current global pandemic and economic crisis has left the Company in dire financial conditions. The Company accordingly had been negotiating the sale of the business as a going concern, which, if such sale has been completed, would have enabled us to stay in business and continue the employment of employees.