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Old 07-16-2013, 04:20 AM
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Default How to use Caco3 GFO in a reactor?

Does anyone use the sugar fine GFO from Eli?

I'm finding it just falls through the sponge and collects at the bottom of a TFL reactor. I was thinking nylon sock but I think it too fine for that. Even if it was large enough, you would get water moving around the sock rather than tumbling the GFO.
Old 07-16-2013, 04:33 AM
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Maybe this'll help ya, maybe not ...

I use a Seachem The Bag to wash my GFO and Carbon before they go into their reactors

I also have one that came in a big tub of Marineland Carbon
Old 07-25-2013, 10:33 PM
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I replaced my GFO last night in my Vertex Rx and I just simply removed the sponges. Mine is sandwiched between the 2 perforated plates (not tight). I got just enough flow that it tumbles up through the perforated holes.

Speaking of GFO... I need some more Elias!
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