Vertex rox 0.8 carbon landed

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  1. Submariner

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    Guys we have just landed Vertex Rox 0.8 carbon this is seen by most to be the best carbon in the world for marine

    Vertex Rox 0.8 is manufactured in the Netherlands by Norit

    some info below


    • Iodine Number: 1000 min.
    • Ball-Pan Hardness: 97 min.
    • Surface area (BET) m2/g: 1225
    • pH: Neutral
    • Food Chemicals Codex: Passes
    • Ash, Mass %: 3
    • Methylene blue absorption g/100g: 24
    • Washed with Hydrochloric Acid


    Rox 0.8 as unmatched absorbtion properties,high mechanical strength and extremely low dust content.

    Rox 0.8 offers superior pore size and structure, which are capable of absorbing a wide range of molecule and particle sizes.

    Electrostatic attraction and chemical bonding is utilized to accumulate and trap contaminants to pore walls and/or outer pellet surfaces.

    Vertex Rox 0.8 comes in 1000ml and 3500ml bags


     
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  3. shaunn

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    how much
     
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    Submariner

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    1000 ml is R195

    3500 ml is R590
     
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    good numbers.
     
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    Nice nice, gotta come grab some
     
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    I've tested this Activ Carbon and it is absolute tops. This is actually manufactured for the food and medical areas. Extremely compact and hard, barely dust, very fine pored and a fine granule. You can run it passively in a sump, just a bag that you kneed daily, or in a fluidized filter. I use it as a cure, changing it monthly and just leaving a sack in the overflow, kneeding it on occaision. I have tried it just for three days fluidized and found it equally effective for a clean-sweep effect. Great for removing medications, of course. Use less than usual. I use about 500ml for 1000l aquarium water at the most.

    Jamie
     
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    Good prices. Availability in CT?
     
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    And really good prices
     
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    Hey man.
    Will this carbon clump up if run in a reactor?
    I still have some of the other carbon I bought and that lasts about 3 or 4 days in the JNS reactor before it starts clumping and sinks to the bottom in the reactor.
     
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    It should last the month without clumping if you have it in the last stage of your filtration.
     
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    Submariner

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    ROX 0.8 Selling fast
     
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    @Submariner how fast should the pump in the jns carbon reactor be with this carbon?
     
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    run it at its slowest setting
     
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    Amazing Hope it gets to cpt. How often will it have to be changed
     

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