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Old 07-16-2015, 10:31 AM   #1
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GFO & Carbon Reactor Yes or No

I wanted to get some opinions about using a GFO & Carbon reactor.

My water really stinks! I'm also fighting some phosphates .046, nothing really high and I don't have algae except coralline algae, I just think I need to get the phosphates down to 0.

BRS has two different GFO & Carbon reactors a single tube Deluxe and a Dual Reactor and I wanted to see what other people are using. Also I wanted to see if I should run these products. I don't want to mess up my tank as everything is going so good right now.

In my tank now:
2 Oscellaris Clownfish
1 Hippo Tang
1 Yellow Tang
1 Foxface
1 Coral Beauty
1 Diamond Goby
1 Royal Gramma
1 Flowerpot Goniopora
1 Toadstool Leather
Coralline Algae

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Old 07-16-2015, 12:00 PM   #2
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You don't want your phosphates at 0. You are right in that ideal range.

When it comes to the BRS reactors, I own a dual reactor. I regret it for only one reason. You can't get the GFO to tumble right in the dual reactor. If you want to run both, get them in singled so you can control the flow to both.
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Thank you Sniperhank. Will the carbon help with the smell?
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Well, activated carbon will help remove impurities in the water. It should.
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