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  1. General Reef Discussion
    My Phosphates are fine for the moment and have not been an issue. Just wondering if perhaps grabbing a little fishies phosphate reactor is worth it or not? I generally shy away from anything resembling the bio ball or extra media department as I don't want a nitrate factory. For 50-75 bucks...
  2. Dosing and reactor equipment
    alright iv searched everywhere for an answer to my question, but cant seem to find anything. i just noticed that there were GFO particles in the reservoir section of my sump, and when i looked at my reactor, the top black circle sponge/filter thing was pushed up allowing for the GFO media to be...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    i have a 75G tank and I am planning to get two reactors one for phosphate and one for carbon. I've been thinking about these reactors: ViaAqua pr vs Deluxe Brs vs TLF vs Kent. Couple of hobbyists in my area told me they love ViaAqua and BRS. The good thing about viaaqua is the price and comes...
  4. Reefing Equipment
    Hellos guys I'm thinking to upgrade some of my equipment. And I like to add a Phosphate Reactor from Two Little Fishies to my system. My question is if I need to keep running the "PR" at all times or use when I needed (Read algae problems) and storage when is not. Also can you tell me the...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    So I had a question about a sort of "DIY" reactor. My LFS bud gave me an estra RO unit canister. I was thinking of turning it into a phosphate reactor. I spent $6 and got the media holder that goes into the reactor with the sponges from BRS. IT fits the unit perfect. My question is will this...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I keep getting pellets in my tank through my phosphate reactor..... I dont know if i have set it up correctly...please help....!!! I have the pump tube running into the reactor and the outlet tube into the tube that runs down the middle of the canister is this correct....:bigeek:
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I currently have a 100g reef with 29g sump, with fuge with sand and chaeto. I feel as though the chaeto is not really keeping up and am having a lot of algae build up in the fuge. The tank has been up and running for about 7 months and has about 110 lbs of live rock. Octopus 1000 skimmer. Stock...
  8. Reefing Equipment
    Hey guys Im a noob at this saltwater business My tank is 4 months old in a Biocube 29 with a skunk shrimp,Six Line Wrasse and a Colt Coral (which is doing very good) I am ready to add a sump to my 29 gl system for 5 reasons 1.I need space for a heater 2.I found out the Biocube Protien Skimmer...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    hello all, ive been reef keeping for about a year now, im very devoted and learn fast, i wanted to know how alot of u guys keep your gorgeous tanks soo spotless and your sand so clean. --***55GALLONS -4bulb marinelande t-5ho -super skimmer 65 -ehiem canister -getiing a pump for a sump next month...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    hello all, ive been reef keeping for about a year now, im very devoted and learn fast, i wanted to know how alot of u guys keep your gorgeous tanks soo spotless and your sand so clean. --***55GALLONS -4bulb marinelande t-5ho -super skimmer 65 -ehiem canister -getiing a pump for a sump next month...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I would just like to get some input from everyone that uses a Phosphate Reactor i just purchased one and i am torn between different brands would like to hear pros and cons i am trying to lower phosphates in my tank
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Hey Everybody... I'm having too many problems with my phosphate. I don't even know if it is a problem. I'm new to marine tanks. Anyways, in brief i have a tank i'm trying to set up, no fish, just LR, so i buy marine water from the reef shop and it tests out all good, I put it in my tank at a...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Week before last I was checking everything on the aquarium (90 gallon with small refugium, protein skimmer and phosphate reactor) and when I checked out my phosphate reactor all the gfo was at the top instead of on the bottom within the reactor. I turned off the pump and it wasn't going going...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I've been having a phosphate problem which is causing bad cyno outbreaks... tried the 3 days with out light method which worked for about a week before it was back... I have no fish only thing I add is phtyoplex every 3 days use reef crystals for salt added to straight RO/DI I mix myself...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    I seem to remember reading more than a few times (and I can't seem to find any of them), about phosban causing problems if too much is used. Can anyone else fill me in or point me towards one of the threads?
  16. General Reef Discussion
    I am assuming it is being caused by low flow because my water parameters are perfect, but I saw some slime starting to grow and I figure nip it in the butt early. However I really don't want to go the chem route because contrary to what the label says I find it hard to believe it will not wipe...
  17. Tank Specs
    Tanks associated with the system ·190 gallon display, 72wX24hX25d, single center overflow with 2 1” drains. ·125 gallon sump (running volume of 70 gallons) ·37 gallon display refugium in wetroom ·70 gallon DIY RO/DI top off reservoir ·2 44 gallon Brute can on wheels for additional...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Hey everyone, I'm helping fix this 8' beast of a tank for a local hospital's radiation clinic. The tank is only a year old, but they have been feeding frozen food 2x/day, and now they have all kinds off algae issues. Im not sure if its cyano or diatoms, but its is brown and string with bubbles...
  19. NFMAS Member Tanks
    Finally...Marineduud is entrusting me with my very own tank. We are working on setting up a 120 gal. LPS tank...I will finally have my "zen garden"!! Woot Woot. Tank is here and am currently waiting on the stand to be finished and Marineduud has projected Wednesday for delivery. Setup will...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    So about a month ago I had a major diatom bloom when at the same time I added new bulbs and a phosphate reactor. Not sure what sparked it. Anyway, after wiping the silly glass clean everyday for a month I was getting so sick of it. I let the diatoms build up for a week first. While cleaning...
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