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Old 08-10-2012, 12:43 PM   #21
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The good thing is you don't actually need a reactor anymore! Theres chemipure elite which has gfo in it. They keep it from clumping by adding another type of chemical filtration in the bag, I forget what it is though. If you ever get cyano, that's one of the ways people get it to go away. I've never heard a bad thing about it and it's not that expensive considering it lasts 6 months.
Chemipure elite while a great product is not a replacement for GFO. But it will 'help' with a number of issues.
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Old 08-10-2012, 12:43 PM   #22
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I just upgraded from a 90 with a Dsb up to a 160 and had to add sand o keep the Dsb that would cause the same sorta thing but it's getting bad what are the est ways to deal with this
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Old 08-10-2012, 12:53 PM   #23
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I just upgraded from a 90 with a Dsb up to a 160 and had to add sand o keep the Dsb that would cause the same sorta thing but it's getting bad what are the est ways to deal with this
Would cause what? Sorry not following...
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Old 08-10-2012, 01:11 PM   #24
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The same issue I have a diatom blom on my sand. Only been a couple of months since the upgrade
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The same issue I have a diatom blom on my sand. Only been a couple of months since the upgrade
Ah well since you've added new sand diatoms are normal.
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So basically just wait it out
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Old 08-10-2012, 02:23 PM   #27
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I used to have a sand sifter star fish and goby but found that they eat what makes a Dsb so useful
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Chemipure elite while a great product is not a replacement for GFO. But it will 'help' with a number of issues.
+1, reactors are important in maintaining optimal water quality. Considering we are building an Eco system in a little box, I would say we need all the help we can get (ex. Reactors)
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Is there granular ferric oxide in the ocean?
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Is there granular ferric oxide in the ocean?
Theres not chemipure either. But the reason we use these is products to replicate ocean parameters in a tank.
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