DIY Nitrate Reactor?

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    Great idea for us DIY ouks.:thumbup:
     
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    great idea, easier to use the plastic speghetti containers

    just dont fluidise your carbon
     
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    I assume that you can't use one reactor for carbon, phosphate and nitrate? Currently I've got a DYI carbon/phosphate reactor
     
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    ...? - I'm probably being dumb here, what do you mean?

    The writer of the thread mentioned that his phosphates is somehow also dropping since he used the reactor. So in other words, it seems he's done just that by adding a carbon sock too.
     
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    in other words dont make the carbon go bouncy, bouncy, rub, rub against each other cause it effectively it becomes sand paper against each other grinding it away to dust then that will go and settle over every thing in your DT
     
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    @Reaper I have a aquamedic nitrate reactor if you interested. .With the media
     
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    Kwl buddy - will keep in mind when budget allows, if you still have it then. :m106:
     
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    like that and it can cause HLLE in fish
     
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