how to add a kalk stirrer

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  1. brettb2020

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    im busy building a kalk stirrer and was wondering what is the best way to connect it? i was thinking through the top up like this:

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    Perfect. Just get your stirrer to come on for two minutes every three hours and check your water. If your p.H needs to go up reduce the times it stirs by half an hour and retest. Add about 100g of kalk to the stirrer.
     
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    thanks tony. is it really necessary to have the water from the top up go in the bottom of the stirrer? i ask because my top up is below everything and water will syphon back into the top up tank. just hough of that now:(
     
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    i had the same problem with my reef octo reactor just put in a little check valve and no problems :)
     
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    Like Wolve says, just add a small non return valve which you can get from most pet stores
     
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    ok cool:) will get one of those:)
     
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    hey bud, will show you a way to get around a few things, but i think you have a good plan. last exam thurs, you wanna meet up and we can make some plans?
     
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    sounds like a plan stu:thumbup:
     
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    So did Stu help or did he just look at chicks all day long?
     
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