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    Reuse of Camco in-line filter?

    Off to the store to buy new Camco filters today. I typically use one a season, and not a heavy enough user to justify/figure out how to engineer/install a bigger "whole house" system.
    So, the big question - I put on a new one for out last trip last fall. Now after sitting with water in it all winter, I don't trust what is/might have been growing in it while in storage.
    I assume bleach water is bad for the charcoal part of the filter.

    Is there any good way to store a partially used one for a long period? Or should I just accept that replacing at the start of the season is the best practice?
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    We typically use the same one all year. It’s sits at times for awhile in between trips
    I have used one from the previous fall before and we are still alive
    I see a post going around about bleaching hoses as well though and I have never done that. They are over 7 years old and once again I am still alive
    I personally wouldn’t run a “sanitizer” through a filter. They are cheap just replace it if you don’t feel comfortable


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