Phosphate remover

Discussion in 'Chemical Filtration / Low Nutrient Systems - LNS' started by NJH, 14 Jun 2014.

  1. NJH

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    Anyone used ATI Stop phosphate?

    Is it any good?
     
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    Good and cheap
     
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    Agreed that it is much cheaper than the others on the market. Just want to know how it compares to for instance Rowa and phosban. Lifespan and effectiveness.
     
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    Ive just switched from phosguard to ATI. Keen to see if there is any difference
     
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    So have I. Bought a 5 litre bucket. Was advised to use the same amount in my reactor as with the phosban I am currently using.
     
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    I used to run the phosguard in a stocking. Just got one of those uv-x nano's from The Waterboy. Have 2 reactors on it so running the ati in one. should make a difference.
     
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    A reactor really makes a difference in my experience.
     
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    I can imagine. The media isn't just lying in one spot.
     
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    Do any of the Durban petshops stock it? There only seems to be Seachem and Red Sea's Nopox.
     
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    You will have to contact one of the Durban sponsors.
     
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    If you are looking for the ATI phosphate remover, try Marco from The Waterboy. Not sure who else stocks it near you.
     
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    I got my ati phosphat stop last week from Jungle Aquatics. Free delivery, try them. I am running it in a phosban 150 reactor. So far the results look promising but cant make a comparison as it is the first time i am using gfo. Running ati carbon in the other phosban 150. Water cleared up nicely
     
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    I have used ATI with fantastic results. If compared to Seachem' Phosguard then I must say that it lasts much longer and works much faster. I am keen on trying Orca's Phosph-Guard soon. The main reason for this is because the product can be re generated 3 times thus giving it a lower cost of ownership in the long run. I have done some reading regarding the product and based on the response it seems to be the way to go. I have managed to track a shop down in Cape Town that now stocks all Orca products unfortunately its a non sponsor so pm me for the details. Have a read at a thread that Irie Ivan started some time ago regarding his results with the product. Phospha - Guard, wow! - Marine Aquariums South Africa based on the response it really seems to be a product I must try. I will keep you all posted.
     
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