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Old 02-19-2014, 07:25 PM   #21
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Awesome. Glad you got one, I still have yet to have a clog in mine. Good luck
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How much tumbling is ideal and how much is too much? Any good (clear) videos of the right amount of flow?

I see movement starting about halfway down the mass of GFO and moderate tumbling on top. Is that enough or should it start from the bottom?
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GFO should have a 'low boil' like you are making mac and cheese.
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From the bottom up?
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Yep, that's how mine works. A low boil gives you the best out of GFO and also prevents it from caking up, as it usually does in high calcium environments.
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What I'm trying to get at is should I see movement throughout or just mainly at the top?
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That kinda depends on the reactor I'd assume...in my BRS the water comes through the bottom through the GFO...unless I'm not understanding your question.
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It's a BRS deluxe, the black one. Right now I can see movement halfway down the GFO that's in there. Is that okay? Should it be less like 1/3 from the top or should I see movement down to the bottom?
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Should see the stir going through the whole thing.
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Maybe I have too much GFO in there?

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