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Old 02-25-2012, 08:29 AM   #121
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Wow... I'm so pissed right now. The phosban reactor's sponge that's supposed to keep the media in the reactor is some $h*t. It spilled all the media out. I don't even know what to do besides smash the stupid reactor
Don't smash it! Just try replacing it with something else. Would a different sponge work or filter floss?
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Old 02-25-2012, 09:02 AM   #122
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Don't smash it! Just try replacing it with something else. Would a different sponge work or filter floss?
I was just mad at the time so I just left it. It turned out I had the old model with a thin white sponge which isn't that good so I ordered the 2 black sponges the newer models come with. Now I've got a cloudy mess to take care of
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I was just mad at the time so I just left it. It turned out I had the old model with a thin white sponge which isn't that good so I ordered the 2 black sponges the newer models come with. Now I've got a cloudy mess to take care of
Sorry . But I'm glad you were able to save it.
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Sorry . But I'm glad you were able to save it.
Thanks. I just wish I could have avoided this big mess.
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Thanks. I just wish I could have avoided this big mess.
What's fish keeping without the occasional mess and flood lol . Not very exciting IMO . Sorry Ibrahim I couldn't help myself.
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What's fish keeping without the occasional mess and flood lol . Not very exciting IMO . Sorry Ibrahim I couldn't help myself.
lol that's true. This is the 2nd time something like this has happened to me. First time was when I had carbon in a bag and the bag had a hole; not fun. And too many floods to count lol Most were when making RODI
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Lol- just flooded my utility room and kitchen yesterday making RO and fell asleep!
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Lol- just flooded my utility room and kitchen yesterday making RO and fell asleep!
lol It sucks doesn't it! Anywho, I got my reactor up and running. I bought a thick blue and white sponge that's supposed to polish water and cut it the same size as the reactor. I cut 4 circles and used two at the top and two at the bottom to make sure there is no way any pellet will escape. I even cut the circles a little bigger than the reactor to ensure it would be a tight fit. I'll give a full review in a couple weeks.
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Any reason you filled it up so high? The instructions on mine say 3-5 inches, unless it's carbon and then it can be filled all the way up.

Are the instructions bogus?
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Any reason you filled it up so high? The instructions on mine say 3-5 inches, unless it's carbon and then it can be filled all the way up.

Are the instructions bogus?
It was filled about 5-6" but since my pump is strong it made it tumble alot making it look like much more media.
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