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Tokay Gecko Tamer !
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Denitrator Coils


What are they worth and how do they work ?

Can some one Add Pros and Cons ?
 

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Berginator, The
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I built one several years ago out of a gallons mayonnaise jar and 75' of 3/8" tubing coiled inside.

It was difficult to keep the drip rate correct ... perhaps I should have used a peristolic pump instead of a needle valve.

It was very un-nerving whenever the power went out, but never a problem.

The coil and cannister did build up a supply of detritus which I did not care for.

Finally one day the needle plugged, the drip stopped, I returned from work and restarted it, we went out for dinner and returned to a housefull of rotten eggs.

I threw the thing out, got a lot more live rock, never had a nitrate since.
 
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