Where to put a phosphate reactor

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  1. nico

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    Hi There all, where in the sump is the best place to put a phosphate reactor, Skimer compartment or rerturn compartment?
     
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    Either doesn't make much difference, as long as it comes after the skimmer.
     
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    Ditto - I have mine in the last chamber - where my return pump and heater is...
     
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    Thanks Guys:thumbup:
     
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    More important is to place the input pump in an upstream section and the effluent in a downstream section - increases the efficiency of the unit.
     
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    agreed, my input is over the DSB and the return in the return pump chamber
     
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    Thank you for this question, Herkie (Mcguyver) made me one yesterday, and I did not know where to put it. Now I know. Good question!!!
     
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    Skimmer> dsb> carbon/po4 media
     
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