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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I have a few pounds of exhausted CaribSea A.R.M. (aragonite calc-reactor media) > put in my sump as a sand bed? > throw it away in the garbage can? Why would I do either? .
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I took a cup and collected the effluent water that's coming out of my calc-reactor. I tested this water to see if my media is exhausted..... media is 6mos old and the media has reduced its size in half. My tank's calc was at a steady 440 but has dropped to 380-390 these past two weeks making me...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    How can you tell the media inside your calc-reactor is exhausted? I test my water once a week and Calcium has been around 440 but just dropped to 390 my last two weeks. I use Salifert Calc and Alk test kits. If tested the drip solution coming out of the reactor, what calcium level should I be...
  4. Reefing Equipment
    Currently, I have a FOWLR. I am planning to add coral, do I need calcium reactor to keep the coral healthy? Please help Thanks
  5. General Reef Discussion
    setting up a calc reactor and wondering if anyone has opinions on what check valve to put on the CO2 1/4in tube to prevent backflow into the solenoid. do i just put a couple of cheapo $4 inline on that CO2 line? which cheapo ones has rubberized inner parts? or do i put the $25-$35 one...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I'm total newbie in setting up my calc reactor. same system as pictured above but its a dual chamber. i have everything "tubed" the way shown. NO check-valves, no valves of any sort in-line as shown above. the problem i'm having is that when the CO2 regulator is off, the bubblecounter...
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    30 gallon tall tank, stand and canopy. Includes 10 gallon aqrylic sump (could be converted back to a wet/dry if desired), 150 watt HQI metal halide pendant and ARO electronic ballast with 108 watts of power compact supplement lighting all mounted in canopy and Mag drive return pump with all...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Have the Koralin 1502 Calc Reactor and here is my delimma.... As anyone knows who has this bugger, there are two outputs, one on top and one resulting from eheim pump out line ..... I have tried many scenarios and continually find the lines plugging and we all know what that will do...
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