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Old 09-03-2004, 02:30 PM   #1
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co2 reactors

can anyone explain how a co2 reactor works.
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Old 09-03-2004, 02:58 PM   #2
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Do you mean Caclium Reactors?

If yes then the CO2 lowers the PH of the water going into the reactor chamber which is made up of aragonite (shells stuff) the PH going in is around ~6.8 this melts the aragonite and the calcium is carried out in the effluent(water comming fromt he reactor) which is dripped into the tank and monitored with a PH monitor.

The result is rock solid ALK,PH,CALC.

You do have to adjust the PH on the CO2 going into the chamber this can be done with bubble counter, which in nothing more then a tube with water that the CO2 flows through. You then just count the bubble (avg. 10-20 bubble per min)
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yeah thats what i meant a calcium reactor

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