HG Carbon

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 2 customer ratings
(2 customer reviews)

$12.00 $10.00

HG Carbon – Hobbyist Grade Carbon

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HG Carbon is one of the highest quality activated carbons available for the aquarium trade. It is a specialty carbon that is acid-washed for purity and is extremely low dust. It is specifically designed to remove the size of contaminants found in freshwater and saltwater aquariums. It has a very low affinity to those items that are important for the aquarium such as inorganic salts (i.e., nutrients).

It’s performance has been shown to outcompete ROX 0.8 and the leading synthetic adsorbent material.

Available only in 1/4 gallon size.

HG Carbon specs:

  • coal-based specialty carbon – granulated and low dust
  • Variety of medium and large pores
  • Acid washed for purity
  • pH neutral
  • Methylene blue test: 24
  • Molasses test: 240
  • Ash content: .36
  • ANSI/NSF Standard 61classified for use in potable water applications

This video shows how effective HG Carbon is against the leading, premium activated carbon – ROX 0.8 and the leading synthetic adsorbent used in the aquarium hobby.

Additional information

Weight 12 oz
Dimensions 8 × 8 × 2 in

2 reviews for HG Carbon

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    David Griggs

    I’ve tried many carbons on the market and this one is far and away the best quality I have found. The price makes it even more attractive. Thank you Tank On Fire. I look forward to even more products you bring to us.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5


    I recently started using this product and I thank Art for doing the research (please see the video) as well as providing it for us at a great price. My water is crystal clear, plants and fish are in good shape.

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