Can a phosban reactor be used calcium reactor

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  1. Gummi Bear

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    Good Day Gents

    Guys I have a question, can I use my phosphate reactor as a calcium reactor, I have a PhosBan Reactor 150, If I can use it as a Calcium reactor how do I go about setting it up, or is there a way to make a DIY calcium reactor
     
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  3. JD167

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    Don't think that will work. You need a CO2 supply to react with the calciun media. This reactor doesn't cater for it.

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    You might be able to use it as a Kalk reactor, but you'll need to mod it somehow to stir or mix the kalk.
     
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    You can use the phosphate reactor but there are a few things you will need to add. Firstly the inlet and outlet of the phosphate reactor will need to be connected to a recirculating pump. Then you would need to add two holes to the top of the reactor in which air line tubing would fit. One of the tubes will supply water from the tank to the bottom of the reactor, the other tube will supply water to your tank. On the recirculating pump you will need to add add airline tuning to supply the pumps feed with C02. Then you would still need to add a bubble counter. It is not impossible to do if you are good at DIY.
     
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    I honestly think the reactor will be too small hey.
     
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