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Great product By brian on 12/19/13brian would recommend this product to a friendOrdered this unit for corbon/gfo mix unit works perfectly easy to install and change media
Great product and well built By Quinnchero on 12/18/13Quinnchero would recommend this product to a friendThis is one of those no brainer purchases for me. You cannot beat the amount of benefit to water quality compared to the price you pay. Running GFO only, this reactor runs circles around anything else even remotely close to this price range, carbon is slightly less successful. The whole kit gives you literally everything you need out of the box to be up and running in minutes, with results that will make you wonder why you waited so long.
Take my advice on this side note though: BRS brand GFO is way too dusty and a majority of the product is wasted, thus actually costing you way more than a higher end brand.
excellent By grisel on 12/5/13grisel would recommend this product to a friendeasy to intalls good price bulk reef thank you for the videos. facil de instalar y buen precio y facil bulk reef graciaspor los videos facil para seguir intruciones
Simple solution to your phosphate problem By Mrehfeld on 11/23/13Mrehfeld would recommend this product to a friendThis product is super easy to install and dropped my phosphates from 0.36 to 0.04 in 3 days! That's pretty awesome, I highly recommend this product.
good buy By Dustin on 11/21/13Dustin would recommend this product to a friendrunning this for over a year and still no issues. you cant beat the pump reactor combo price.
Best out there By Mario on 10/3/13Mario would recommend this product to a friendBought a single reactor for my 46g reef tank and bought some GFO to go into it. Works great and lowered my levels within a week of use! Would recommend to anyone who's trying to decide on buying.
Solid By Jeff on 10/1/13Jeff would recommend this product to a friendAnother well built product. Easy to use and worked for the few different ways I put in the media. Currently using the carbon on top between pads and GFO tumbling below. The hose is stiff so may want to pick up some plumbing parts if flexibility needed for some applications.
Awesome Reactor By Dave on 9/21/13Dave would recommend this product to a friendI have a Single and a Dual Reactor and both of them are great. Solid built, easy to use, high quality, and no issues
Well Made By Todd on 9/14/13Todd would recommend this product to a friendI was surprised for the price what a nice setup this is. Includes everything you need.
Good for GFO, So-so for carbon... By Frank on 9/11/13Frank would recommend this product to a friendThis reactor has a nice build quality at an attractive price point. It is easy to install and to perform maintenance on.
I have run this reactor with GFO, carbon, and a GFO/Carbon mix. Running just plain GFO this reactor performs flawlessly.
Running carbon or a GFO/carbon mix proves to be somewhat difficult. The sponges that hold the media tend to wear out after only a couple of uses. This lets the media become loose in the chamber and lets space in between the media which you do not want while running carbon.
While I would not recommend this reactor for just running carbon, I think it is a fine GFO Reactor. At the price it is hard to beat!
good product but not enough flow gph By JasonandSarah on 9/3/13JasonandSarah wouldn't recommend this product to a friendoverall it seemed like a good product but you have to dial it down so much with gfo that you aren't running much water through it at all they say you can grind up the gfo so you don't want it tumbling in there too much I've never heard that from another phosphate reactor? maybe I'm doing something wrong? but I watched the video and read the instructions so for now I'm kinda having buyers remorse and wishing I went with a different reactor
excellent product By ALEX on 8/28/13ALEX would recommend this product to a friendThe easy installation and effectiveness is a big plus. you cannot go wrong with product, it literally took me 5 minutes to install and another 5 minutes to prep the media.
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Previously Asked Questions
by eric on September 12, 2013, @10:26 AM
how much total combined media will single reactor hold carbon & gfo together...
Bulk Reef Supply Hey Eric,
The max capacity for the reactor would be a total of 3 cups of media if it doesn't need to tumble (like carbon/gfo mix). If you were actually maxing out the reactor though you might want to consider a larger pump then the standard mj1200.
by Kevin on September 9, 2013, @1:37 PM
Will this hang on the back of my DT? If not can you recommend a quality HOB model and pump?
Bulk Reef Supply Hey Kevin,
The BRS reactor does not hang on the back. Units that hang on the back aren't as common, the phosban reactor is the model most folks will use in that situation. The same cobalt mj1200 is a great pump option for it as well.
by Paul on October 8, 2013, @2:04 PM
Can this be run inline with the biopellet reactor? What kind of flow rates would be required?
Bulk Reef Supply Hey Paul,
You would want to run it separately from a biopellet reactor. The two medias require different rates of flow and would have negative effects on each other :-)
by Landon on October 2, 2013, @5:30 AM
When changing the filter media in th BRS media reactor, what are the steps that need to be taken? I was conserned about getting water everywhere when unscrewing the lid of the reactor to change out media. Thank you BRS!
Bulk Reef Supply Hey Landon,
Changing the media is actually really easy. You just want to make sure that the pump is off and then you unscrew the bottom canister. While you might spill a few drops if your careful almost all of the water will stay in the bottom canister and you can carry the canister media and water to the sink to drain it and replace the media. You can leave the main bracket mounted, the pump in the tank, etc.
by Robbie on October 5, 2013, @5:13 PM
Does the MJ1200 come with some kind of per filter so I'm not sucking up gunk in my pump?
Bulk Reef Supply Hey Robbie,
The pump does not come with them in the box but they are available (and suggested). I have included a link below:
The BRS GFO & Carbon Reactor features several distinct advantages over other brands.
- Ultra-transparent media cartridge allows for clear viewing of reactor media
- Heavy duty plastic construction
- High quality easy to use double O-Ring push-connect fittings
- Easy to operate, clean and maintain
- Filter wrench included
- (2) 3 Ft. sections of tubing
- High quality ball valve for precise tuning
- Ability to run carbon and GFO at the same time
- Instantly attaches to popular pumps like Maxi-Jets using included push connect fittings
- 1/2" fittings and ports throughout reduce head pressure and provide ample flow rates
- Holds three cups of carbon (Approx. 300g) or two cups of GFO (Approx 290g)
- Dimensions: 14"H x 8.5"W x 5.5"
- Pump (optional) and media sold separately
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