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Installing a Calcium Reactor Injection Assembly

Jul 11, 2018 · A number of folks who own Pax Bellum ARID algae reactors have been asking for a how to video on installing a calcium reactor injection assembly, which sends excess C02 from a calcium reactor to the ARID. A process which further benefits the growth of macro algae. Here is Tristan Wilson, owner of Pax Bellum, to go over the install. MORE

New Calcium Reactor setup raising Alk and lowering pH .

Mar 09, 2020 · I just set up my first calcium reactor. It has been running for about 30 hours. My beginning alkalinity was 9.0. It is now 10.0. I am using a Vertex calcium reactor, a Milwaukee pH Controller And a Carbon Doser regulator/solenoid. I followed the instructions layed out by the BRSTV Calcium Reactor video from the BRS 160 series.

SeaBones Calcium Reactor v2 – Avast Marine Works

Balanced replenishment of calcium and alkalinity is among the most important water quality corrections required for a thriving reef aquarium. The SeaBones calcium reactor achieves this by liberating calcium and bicarbonate ions from aragonite media, typically old .

Calcium Reactor setup recommendations - Equipment .

Jun 22, 2019 · Hi all, I'm getting a reef Octo cr200 Calcium Reactor, a Carbon Doser regulator, and running a Sicca Synchra 0.5 pump for effluent until my Kamoer FX-STP peri pump arrives. I have very low demand system with 130 gal (at the moment), and could use some initial setup recommendations on .

DaStaCo Setup - YouTube

Feb 28, 2014 · ReefBum 18,653 views. . 2:13. Calcium Reactors, Part 1: How They Work and What You'll Need - Duration: 4:46. . Set-up and Tune a Calcium Reactor | How To Tuesday - .

SeaBones Calcium Reactor v2 – Avast Marine Works

Balanced replenishment of calcium and alkalinity is among the most important water quality corrections required for a thriving reef aquarium. The SeaBones calcium reactor achieves this by liberating calcium and bicarbonate ions from aragonite media, typically old .

Setting up a Calcium reactor via a Ph Controller | D-D The .

there is no need to check the effluent for Calcium if the reactor is producing. the required levels of Alkalinity. Effluent rate: To tune the reactor for best performance you first need to set the effluent . rate. I suggest starting out with a slow drip rate of around 1 drop every . two seconds (30 drops a minute) .Once the reactor is set up .

Reef Spotlight - December 2010 - "ReefBum" | REEF2REEF .

Feb 02, 2017 · Reef Spotlight - December 2010 - "ReefBum" DECEMBER REEF OF THE MONTH REEF AQUARIUM of Keith Berkelhamer Introduction: My father indirectly planted the reef keeping bug inside me when I was a youngster. He kept a couple of rather large saltwater tanks when I was a kid, and I.

Calcium Reactor Theory and Setup – American Marine Inc

Calcium Reactors are excellent systems designed to add a steady amount of natural elemental calcium and minerals to a marine aquarium system. This is achieved by the careful addition of CO 2 gas to the system seawater, thus lowering its pH to the acidic range and passing this seawater through aragonite coral chips housed inside the reactor (see diagram).

Week 32: Calcium reactor on the BRS160? You decide! | 52 .

Feb 26, 2016 · We will cover how they work, benefits and challenges, the main components of a reactor, and then show you exactly how to set up the Vertex RX-C calcium reactor .

The Kalk / Calc Combo Method

In order to set up the calcium reactor, you will need a calcium reactor, calcium reactor media, a cylinder containing CO2, a pH controller (I use a Milwaukee SMS 122), a small pneumatic check valve, and a CO2 regulator assembly including a bubble counter, solenoid and fine adjustable needle control.

A Guide to Using Calcium Reactors by Simon Huntington .

Calcium carbonate reactors have become a popular way of replacing the calcium and carbonate taken up by corals in the process of calcification. In its most basic form, a calcium reactor is simply a container filled with calcium carbonate (CaCO 3 ) media over which aquarium water is passed with the addition of carbon dioxide.

Florida Calcium Reactor Setup | REEF2REEF Saltwater and .

Nov 05, 2019 · Calcium Reactor setup for sale. This is a cove CR150 good for 2,000 Liters of 500 gallons I've been using it for 3 months but now taking down the tank. It come with everything needed for the calcium Reactor Calcium reactor cove CR150 Kamoer fox-stp peristaltic dosing pump 5 lb Co2 tank.

Set-up and Tune a Calcium Reactor | How To Tuesday - Bulk .

Sep 09, 2014 · In this episode of BRStv we show you how to set-up and tune a calcium reactor using the Skimz CM152. Calcium reactors are really popular with advanced reefers because they are capable of adding large volumes of calcium and alkalinity, they also dose trace elements, they have no effect on salinity and they just look cool. I think a lot of people also just like the fact that you are melting old .

Aquamaxx T1 Calcuim Reactor | Setup & Manifold Install .

Jul 07, 2017 · CaribSea Aragonite Calcium Reactor Media: . ReefBum 16,887 views. 8:17. Set-up and Tune a Calcium Reactor | How To Tuesday - Duration: 11:56.

Calcium Reactor Settings? | REEF2REEF Saltwater and Reef .

Aug 11, 2019 · I am new to this whole calcium reactor setup and have been doing 2 part since I got in the hobby. I have the reactor setup and it is running, I decided to control it via the Ph method. My feed pump for the reactor is a Sicce .5 and I dial it down with a needle valve so I do not know the ML/min I am dripping at.

Setting up a Calcium reactor via a Ph Controller | D-D The .

there is no need to check the effluent for Calcium if the reactor is producing. the required levels of Alkalinity. Effluent rate: To tune the reactor for best performance you first need to set the effluent . rate. I suggest starting out with a slow drip rate of around 1 drop every . two seconds (30 drops a minute) .Once the reactor is set up .

Reef Octopus CR140 Calcium Reactor

Reef Octopus CR-140 Reverse Flow Calcium Reactor by CoralVue* Quality, design and affordability define the Octopus Calcium Reactor series. Available in 3 different models that feature reverse flow water current for maximum water and Co 2 contact time with the coral media. All models come with PH probe holders to monitor Ph levels in the main reactor chamber and built in bubble counters to .

How to setup a Calcium Reactor - Tank Builds - Austin Reef .

Aug 03, 2018 · Hey all. I havent posted in quite a while and was asked to start a thread on the setup of a calcium reactor since I want to set one up one on my 120 system. This would include listing the required hardware, setup and config, and ongoing tweaks if needed. . Im going to setup Tys old Calcium Reacto.

Ask the Expert: When to set up a Calcium Reactor?

If the latter, you'll be glad you have a calcium reactor. This year I set up a new reef that is 400g. It has a lot of tiny frags just starting to grow. By comparison to my 280g reef that was a 6-year old full-blown system, these frags aren't soaking it up like my colonies were. So I had to dial my calcium reactor back significantly to avoid .

Super Calcium Reactor (4 models available) – Reef Octopus

All Super Reef Calcium Reactor come with our high water volume Water Blaster pumps which is equipped with ultra-tough Silicone Carbide Shafts and Bearings, this means no worries of moving parts freezing up causing broken shafts. All Super Reef Calcium Reactors come with PH probe holders to monitor PH inside the first chamber of the reactor.

How to Keep SPS Coral Part 1: Testing, Lighting, and Flow

Jun 28, 2020 · By ReefBum 1 month ago No Comments SPS or small polyp stony corals are typically found in the shallow parts of our world's coral reefs in areas with intense light and turbulent water. These corals have calcium carbonate skeletons and a thin layer of living tissue with polyps.

A Guide to Using Calcium Reactors by Simon Huntington .

Calcium carbonate reactors have become a popular way of replacing the calcium and carbonate taken up by corals in the process of calcification. In its most basic form, a calcium reactor is simply a container filled with calcium carbonate (CaCO 3 ) media over which aquarium water is .

Calcium Reactors - Bulk Reef Supply

Calcium Reactors for saltwater aquariums are by far the best way to control and ensure proper trace element concentrations. By dissolving dead coral skeletons, calcium reactors will release the trace elements in proper ratios for coral growth in a saltwater aquarium. Calcium reactors do require CO2 injection along with pH monitoring, but on a properly set up system, calcium reactors .

Kalk Reactor - ReefBum

Learn more about the kalk reactor I use for my reef tank. Detailed specs as well as photos and videos give insight into how it works. . I am now using a KH Director/Doser 2.1 for calcium and alkalinity monitoring and dosing** My Reef Creations Nilsen Reactor (medium) . ReefBum is the owner of the registered trademark REEFBUM and the REEFBUM .

Calcium Reactors Part 2: Assembly & Installation .

A calcium reactor is a piece of equipment that helps simultaneously maintain alkalinity and calcium throughout the day attaining the ultimate in stability and growth of stony corals. Reef Octopus offers a wide array of calcium reactors for aquariums ranging from a small 50-gallon system to large public aquariums in the thousands of gallons.

Best calcium reactor? | REEF2REEF Saltwater and Reef .

Nov 07, 2017 · The flow gauge is nice but tends to get air bubbles trapped in it so I have to tap it lightly to clear the bubbles and get an accurate reading but that may be 1-3x a year at most to adjust for coral growth/trimming. The flow valve is very nice as well, best I've ever used on any calcium reactor.

Help me with my calcium reactor setup. Please .

May 08, 2017 · I'm getting ready to set up my first calcium reactor. I'm planning to use this one: AquaMaxx cTech T-NANO Hang-On Calcium Reactor I'm planning to set it up like this: I already have my feed pump, controller, and ph probe. Other than the needle valve, CO2 regulator (I'll be using this one.

Calcium Reactor setup recommendations - Equipment .

Jun 22, 2019 · Hi all, I'm getting a reef Octo cr200 Calcium Reactor, a Carbon Doser regulator, and running a Sicca Synchra 0.5 pump for effluent until my Kamoer FX-STP peri pump arrives. I have very low demand system with 130 gal (at the moment), and could use some initial setup recommendations on the Carbon D.

A Guide to Using Calcium Reactors by Simon Huntington .

Calcium carbonate reactors have become a popular way of replacing the calcium and carbonate taken up by corals in the process of calcification. In its most basic form, a calcium reactor is simply a container filled with calcium carbonate (CaCO 3 ) media over which aquarium water is .