Recirculating Biopellet Reactors

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  1. SApicoreef

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    Hi

    Looking for one of these which can specifically control the amount over water leaving the reactor and the power of the pump recalculating the water

    Thanks
     
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    Hi SA Pico

    Check out the new JNS Omega Pellet reactors

     
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    I am really impressed with all JNS products...
    Wonder why the famous big names int eh hobby couldn't think of things like this...Just shows that the smaller guys are actually doing the R&D cos I don't see any R&D in the bigger brands...Wonder what we paying for in the bigger brands????

    Big up to JNS!

    To those who wish to fight me on this one..Come visit me and I will show you big differences...To me quality is actually in the "cheaper" brands...Im ready for you..

    Im not talking pumps..im talking reactors, skimmers etc...
     
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    Ridwaan youre ALWAYS talking skimmers mate:)
     
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    @Submariner can you control the output of the water coming out?

    Also agree with @Ridwaan as I own JNS everything and was quiet impressed with the alpha biopellet reactors and now just looking one which can keep the pellets suspended with a lot of flow but can have very little output which can be controlled hence having complete control over the pellets.
     
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    Such a basic concept but what a cool design by JNS. An awesome product. Controlling tumble should not be a problem with adding a basic T
     
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    @Andre@ReefAquatics could you illustrate what you are trying to say as I'm not sure where the t should be and how it would work
     
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    Not sure if there is a pump supplied. If not you can just buy a pump accordingly.

    If the pump is supplied the just used a pvc pipe though a t piece, with a control valve on the 90 deg side, this way you can split the flow between 2 outputs thus controlling flow into reactor.

    Hope it makes sense
     
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    @Submariner would be in the best possible position to advise on this one
     
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    Okay thanks
     
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    Hi SA Pico

    Has you can see from the clip these are extremely good at keeping the pellets in motion with zero clumping, you can also plumb the unit with a valve to reduce the flow leaving the reactor.
     
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    surely that would decrease the flow through the reactor then as there wouldn't be as much water coming in. Looking for something like

    Reef-Octopus-Bio-Churn-120R-Recirculating-Biopellet-Reactor-99.jpg
     
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    also

    BPR500L-2T.jpg
     
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    essentially you would need 2 pumps: 1 to keep the reactor circulating inside and then one to feed the reactor so that the flow going throughout the reactor is constant however there can be a much lower flow leaving the reactor.
     
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    Thought your aim was to control flow, from the vid there looked like too much flow. With bio pellets I look for a gentle tumble.

    You can control any flow with a tap off :)
     
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    Aim is to control the flow but don't want the flow through the reactor to be equal to the out put, hence the recirculating as you can have very little flow feeding the reactor but there is still strong circulation inside.
     
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    Hi SA pico

    The Omega pellets reactors are designed for one thing and that's to run biopellets the reactors in the pictures are just modified media reactors there is a difference.

    The omega is designed to perfectly fluidize the pellets while at the same time giving the correct flow through the reactor itself the only reason you would want to change the flow would be on the fluidizing pump to compensate for more or less pellets.
     
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    I understand and both the pictures I provided are of recirculating biopellet reactors, not just modified media reactors. You can modify a media reactor but its not as effective as it does not have the special plates which circulate the pellets specifically.
     
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