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Old 12-17-2012, 06:22 AM   #1
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Kw reactor

I am getting ready to upgrade my 60 to a 135. I am doing a few upgrades and additions, and one of which I was considering is a kw reactor from two little fishies. Has anyone had one of these? What are your thoughts? Any input is appreciated.
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Anyone have one, also was interested in a phosban reactor.... Don't have either. Any pros or cons?
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Old 12-19-2012, 08:52 AM   #3
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I can't comment as I built my own KW reactor. I do believe they are very effective for a reef in a number of areas.
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I can't comment as I built my own KW reactor. I do believe they are very effective for a reef in a number of areas.
Did you see any big differences in using one and not?
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There are two reasons to use them IMO. First is to add calcium to the water. KW is an excellent source of inexpensive calcium.
The second is to counteract PH swings at night. KW raises PH safely if added very slowly. In tanks as old as mine, I fight to keep PH up and this works fine.
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Those have prob been my two biggest issues with my tank. I have several lps and can't keep calcium or ph under control for the life of me. Thx I really appreciate the info.
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