BRS Bulk Premium ROX 0.8 Aquarium Carbon

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Why does BRS recommend this?


When it comes to carbon we are pretty picky and wouldn’t recommend any ordinary carbon.  The ROX carbon in our opinion is the best carbon on the market.  Only requiring half as much than most standard carbons it may cost a little more upfront however not needing as much makes it last much longer.  Also with its super low dust content rinsing is quick and doesn’t require much water at all.


BRS Bulk Premium ROX 0.8 Aquarium Carbon offers superior absorption, less dust and pristine water clarity. Typically used by pharmaceutical companies to create ultra-pure water. The wide variety of pore sizes makes it the best aquarium carbon available to remove yellowing pigments, contaminants and irritants from your tank.


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BRS Bulk Premium ROX 0.8 Carbon Specifications



  • Iodine Number: 1000 min.

  • Ball-Pan Hardness: 97 min.

  • Surface area (BET) m2/g: 1225

  • pH: Neutral

  • Food Chemicals Codex: Passes

  • Ash, Mass %: 3

  • Methylene blue absorption g/100g: 24

  • Washed with Hydrochloric Acid

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Why does BRS recommend this?

When it comes to carbon we are pretty picky and wouldn’t recommend any ordinary carbon.  The ROX carbon in our opinion is the best carbon on the market.  Only requiring half as much than most standard carbons it may cost a little more upfront however not needing as much makes it last much longer.  Also with its super low dust content rinsing is quick and doesn’t require much water at all.

BRS Bulk Premium ROX 0.8 Aquarium Carbon offers superior absorption, less dust and pristine water clarity. Typically used by pharmaceutical companies to create ultra-pure water. The wide variety of pore sizes makes it the best aquarium carbon available to remove yellowing pigments, contaminants and irritants from your tank.

Press "more" to see Carbon Comparison Chart

BRS Bulk Premium ROX 0.8 Carbon Specifications

  • Iodine Number: 1000 min.
  • Ball-Pan Hardness: 97 min.
  • Surface area (BET) m2/g: 1225
  • pH: Neutral
  • Food Chemicals Codex: Passes
  • Ash, Mass %: 3
  • Methylene blue absorption g/100g: 24
  • Washed with Hydrochloric Acid
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How much carbon should I use? What's the carbon to gallon ratio for this carbon? Planning on putting it my my BRS dual reactor. Thanks!!
Question by: Robert on Feb 28, 2014 5:15:00 PM
Hey Robert,
With the ROX carbon it comes out to 1 tablespoon per 10g of water. Or if you want to do the math the easy way, use the reef calculator found at this link:
http://www.bulkreefsupply.com/reef-calculator
Answer by: Bulk Reef Supply on Feb 28, 2014 5:15:00 PM
What should the rate of flow be in a reactor with carbon? Enough to barely tumble, no tumble, or other?
Question by: Kyle C on Jan 26, 2016 5:44:00 PM
Greta question!
The flow rate will vary however the flow is often around 300 GPH. The Carbon should be held in place with sponges and should not be allowed to tumble. Feel free to let us know if you have any further questions!
Answer by: Connor (Admin) on Feb 3, 2016 3:33:00 PM
How long will the media brs GFO high capacity & Premium POX 0.8 carbon be changed?
Question by: wing on Jan 20, 2014 9:17:00 AM
Its best to change carbon every two weeks. GFO on the other hand will vary depending on the amount of phosphates in the water. No need to change it until its depleted. Typically this is 4-6 weeks assuming normal dosages and normal phosphate levels but the best thing to do is monitor your phosphates for an increase, and change the GFO when the phosphates begin to rise.
Answer by: Bulk Reef Supply on Jan 20, 2014 9:17:00 AM
Which reactor do you recommend for the ROX 0.8 carbon? Do you have one that will compress it and keep it between filter pads where it can't escape to the tank?

Thanks,
David
Question by: David on Apr 4, 2014 6:01:00 PM
Hey David,
The standard BRS reactor I think is the best for the ROX carbon. Its filter pads are fine enough that the carbon stays inside of them. There are a lot of great reactors out there, but with most of the other ones you will need to custom cut some filter floss material to keep the carbon from going through the sponges as its quite small.
Answer by: Bulk Reef Supply on Apr 4, 2014 6:01:00 PM
What kind of carbon is recommended to run in a reactor
Question by: Rick on Oct 28, 2013 11:56:00 AM
Hey Rick,
It really depends on the reactor. The ROX carbon is the best carbon we sell, but because of its small particle size its well suited to reactors whose sponges have large holes in them. For those types of reactors the lignite carbon will be the best bet as its still performs better then most carbons while being a larger particle size.
Answer by: Bulk Reef Supply on Oct 28, 2013 11:56:00 AM

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ROX 0.8 is a specialty carbon extruded into tiny, extremely hard pellets resulting in less dust and reducing the amount of fines released into the water. It features high numbers of large and small pores giving it all the advantages of both lignite and bituminous carbons. ROX 0.8 will make your water crystal clear faster with less material.

BRS purchases our carbon directly from the manufacturer so we can offer the best carbon at reasonable prices. While most companies claim their carbon is the best, our statement is backed with true science and real numbers. Carbon is not created equal. Different sizes, shapes, and materials will perform with drastically varying results.

 

Recommended Dosage: 1 tablespoon per 10 gallons, or use our Reef Calculator for hassle-free dosage recommendations.

 

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Best Application Filter socks, Reactors and Equipment requiring large low dust media Reactors Filter socks and reactors capable of using small particle media
All of our carbons work well in the BRS reactor which is our suggested method of utilizing carbon in the aquarium.

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  • Keeps water crazy clear By dmolavi on 2/2/2016

    Dropped this in my mini reactor and within hours I could see a noticeable clearing of the water...the yellowing compounds being almost completely absorbed by the carbon. Great carbon...best out there.
  • Sparklier than a diamond By Jason on 1/27/2016

    I added this to my brand new BRS Deluxe Reactor and BAM, my water clarity increased significantly. Emmeril would be proud.
  • works excellent By Dave on 1/20/2016

    working well to keep water crystal clear. very small size need to use fine pore size media bag. will try in a reactor mixed with GFO.
  • Buy it By Ted on 1/15/2016

    It seems like anything that BRS puts their name on is worth trusting. This is no different, great product. Crystal clear water.
  • Great Carb By Jay on 1/8/2016

    So far I love this product. Works well in the IM nuvo reactors. Easy to rinse. Installed that night and the next morning I had crystal clear water. Will buy this again. You don't have to use a much as the other carbons which makes up for the price.
  • Great product By Cvcoda on 1/7/2016

    After looking at some video reviews and doing some research, I decided to give the Rox 0.8 carbon a try. I had never used any activated carbon on any of my reef aquariums so I wasn't sure what to expect. After putting this stuff in a reactor, I noticed a big difference in overall clarity of my water. It definitely works.
  • ROX 0.8 Aquarium Carbon By Adadwa on 1/6/2016

    Simply the best carbon out there. Rinses clean in seconds and keeps my water crystal clear.
  • great product By bS on 1/4/2016

    This works very well
  • Works well By Eric on 1/2/2016

    Almost no dust and seems to work great in my reactor. Super clear water - very pleased!
  • Great carbon, bad implementation By Tim on 12/29/2015

    As others have said, this carbon is all uniform in size (small) but it floats, so using it in a reactor is bad news. It floats to the top, and then right through most sponges. There should be some instructions on how to soak it before using it.
  • Awesome By David on 11/19/2015

    My tank is the cleanest its ever been did wonders for my tank bet it will do wonders for yours as well
  • good quality at great price. By Sean on 10/22/2015

    Much cleaner than most carbon I've used before and works great with BRS gfo at preventing algae.

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