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Are there lighter carbon filters available for indoor gardening?

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By Eric Hopper | Last updated: January 9, 2017

Exhaust fans and carbon filters are heavy pieces of indoor gardening equipment. Before you purchase a lighter filter, please keep in mind there is a certain amount of active carbon required to adequately filter a given garden space. In other words, there is no way to significantly reduce the amount of carbon, which affects the weight of the filter, without reducing the performance of the filtration system. If a 10-inch by 39-inch filter is required for your garden space, there is little you can do to reduce the weight of the filter. However, there are specific carbon filter stands that would solve your problem with the drywall. Carbon filter stands are sturdy metal stands that can be adjusted to be the desired height within a growroom. Carbon filter stands can be purchased at your local indoor gardening retailer.

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Written by Eric Hopper | Writer, Consultant, Product Tester

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Eric Hopper’s past experiences within the indoor gardening industry include being a hydroponic retail store manager and owner. Currently, he works as a writer, consultant and product tester for various indoor horticulture companies. His inquisitive nature keeps him busy seeking new technologies and methods that could help maximize a garden’s performance.

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