Kalkwasser reactor vs Kalkstirrer ?

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  1. Munky82

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    Ok I'm confused..
    What is the difference between a kalkstirrer and a kalkwasser reactor ?
     
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    dont need to get into it..........kalkstirrer is way better than a kalk reactor
     
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    Kalk stirrer has a paddle in it... reactor has a pump which circulates the solution every few hours
     
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    As Marco says. Kalkstirrer.

    Reactors have a pump that circulates the mixture. The mixture is high in calcium and wears out the pump and impeller very quickly. Hence the reason to run them for short intervals.
     
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    Dont know where I read it but in the order of economics for calcium addition:
    Small system - dosing pumps
    Medium - kalkstirrer
    Large - Calcium reactor
     
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    From experience, will one be able to achieve the desired parameters for both, calcium as well as kh with a stirrer? Or is manual dosing required for one?

    I've got no exprience with a stirrer or carx so my question is:
    Will one of the two parameters hit their mark first, before the other ? So when the second is in check the other is too high ?
    Does this happen?
     
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