Making my own phosphate reactor

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  1. VicZA

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    Hi All, I want to try make my own phosphate reactor .... few questions :

    How do you size the pump ?
    What kind of pump do you need ?
    Where are these available ?

    Thanks
    Vic
     
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  3. madmatt

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    I looked into this.
    Just get a average pump and then put a control valve on the pipe leading into your reactor. That way you can control the flow going in
     
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    Depends what size reactor and which phosphate media you using
    Small return pump, like those used in boyus
    Most shops have them
     
  5. VicZA

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    thanks guys !! appreciate it ...... anyone know where I could get clear pipe from for the reactor ? In Joburg area preferably.

    Also, what material is that you ask for Perspex ? PVC ? Acrylic ?
    @dallasg maybe you know ?
     
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    I dont know if you'll be interested I'f got a reef octopus reactor that needs a pump you may have it for R400.
     
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