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Old 01-18-2013, 11:59 PM   #1
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GFO reactor

I just install GFO reactor for my 125 reef tank. Im little confused. I use MJ 1200 as a pump. I always read that GFO should not tumble, maybe just a little on the top. When i have valve open full that GFO raises to the top and i think thats not good <can clogged>. On the picture it stays on the bottom with little tumbling on the top. I think that hoe it should be, but i have valve open only 25%. thats only like 75 g/h compare to 295g/h when fully open. Is that right? What should i do? Please help.
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...On the picture it stays on the bottom with little tumbling on the top. I think that how it should be, but i have valve open only 25%.
It appears that you have it set up correctly.
A slower flow rate increase contact time and reduces the media from being ground into fines.
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There are several videos on youtube about GFO Flow. It should look like its boiling.

BRS Deluxe GFO / Carbon reactor - YouTube
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