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Old 08-04-2012, 08:39 PM   #31
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Can you just run pellets in a phosban reactor??
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Old 08-04-2012, 08:48 PM   #32
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Can you just run pellets in a phosban reactor??
You could but imo id run gfo in the reactor that will take care of your phosphates and let your chaeto take care of nitrates
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Old 08-04-2012, 08:56 PM   #33
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I have two two little fishes reactors one for gfo and one for pellets
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Old 08-04-2012, 09:12 PM   #34
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My concern now is trates. What size phosban reactor would I need for pellets??? And what pump?
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Old 08-04-2012, 09:15 PM   #35
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I have the 150 and I have a 120 tank. My pump is rated 2200 gph so I ran it off of there
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Old 08-04-2012, 09:22 PM   #36
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Flow going in cannot be higher than flow goin out where is the extra water going? Lol when you slow down flow of second valve you are also slowing flow of first valve
Thats what you would think but not the case. Watch this vid it explains it and shows it perfectly.
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My concern now is trates. What size phosban reactor would I need for pellets??? And what pump?
Probably need a valve and a small pump will work basically you want enough water to tumble the pellits with no dead spots
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Also take a look at part 2 which will explain the skimmer importance in biopellet use also.

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Also take a look at part 2 which will explain the skimmer importance in biopellet use also.

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I watched the video thats not a standard reactor it has one way for water to come in then from there the water can go out 2 ways one is out to the tank one is back to the pump for recirculation thats a modified reactor 1 input 2 outputs yes in that case you can control both but standard reactors only have 1 way in 1 way out
But regardless i use a refugium with chaeto it also is beneficial for pods as i have mandarin and a gfo reactor
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