Phosphate and carbon reactors

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  1. herkie

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    I wonder who is going to kind enough to tell me what the functions of this equipment is and also an idea of prices. If I'm not wrong about the phosphate reactor function I wold love to have one.
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    basically the reactors are fluedized reactors.water in and water out.in there sits your carbon or phosphate media and the water flows through it and is filtered out.
    they usually sell for around 850 for the carbon and phosphate reactor.Marco stocks these units
     
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    Hi Mekaeel, do have any of these and how effective will the phosphate reactor be?
     
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    These can also be very easily DIY'd should you wish to save yourself some money.
     
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    YIP they can be DIY'd easily enough.

    I use the Two Little Fishies reactor and am very happy with it. Easy to service and operate.
     
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    DR how much media do you put in yours? I just got one and have put in 100g fills it about 1/4 but I suspect this is not 100%? Running a King1 on it full bull is this too much?
     
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    Yes Herkie.i have a 3 in 1.and im more than happy with it.
     
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    I'm saving up for the Reefoctopus reactor. They are nice and thin.

    Herkie, I have a noname brand one available if you're interested. Without pump. Needs a 500L/H to 1,000L/H pump and is rated for up to 1,000L setups apparanetly.
     
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    Although they can easily be DIY'ed I am glad I bought a Waterboy one. A neat all in one system which is easy to clean.
     
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    How much media must I put in?
     
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