N/P Pellet reactor flow

Discussion in 'Chemical Filtration / Low Nutrient Systems - LNS' started by Munky82, 9 Jan 2015.

  1. Munky82

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    I'm having some trouble with the flow for my pellet reactor.
    It is a Skimz FM100 with about 250ml of pellets.
    I've tried a hailea 6530 (1750L/H)
    The pump is quiet old and the flow seem less then it should be.
    It hardly moves any pellets.
    I want to get a new pump but don't know what to get.
    Do I go for 1000 / 2000 /3000 l/h ?
    I recall reading something about 1000l/h for every 250ml of pellets.
     
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    a heilea 6540 should be fine but you sure there are no blockages? 2000L pump should be more than enough
     
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    Found the grill preventing the pellets from passing through the reactor was partially blocking the outlet.
     
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