I would recommend this product By Tonyintn on 2/4/2014Tonyintn would recommend this product to a friendI have used this unit for almost 3 years on my 120g and it has worked perfect. If you hear the excess co2 pass as the the other reviewer described it is a well know fact that all you need to do to correct the problems reverse the clear and blue lines at the top of the unit to correct the problem.
I have used 3 calcium reactor sand for the price this one has done just as we'll or better in most cases as unit costing 2 times the price.
As for sound after reversing lines it's the same as all other units. For the value it's well worth the price.
Dont Waste your money By ecvernon on 1/9/2013ecvernon wouldn't recommend this product to a friendi have had many bubble magus products in the past and have been very happy. Well that was until this purchase. The atman pump on this reactor runs very hot ! The co2 recirculation on the unit is very noisy.You hear the excess co2 pass through the recirculation pump. If this was run in a fish room where noise is not a problem then it may do. The major flaw in this reactor is that the connections(blue PVC parts) are permanently put together with pvc glue. This mean when the pump overheats and fails or the pump cover develops a leak you have to replace the whole assembly because it cannot be taken apart.
When i needed to get the whole assembly i was referred by BRS to the distributer because BRS does not stock replacement parts for this reactor. All warranty services are to go through with distributer seaside aquatics. Only to find out they dont stock the pump kit for these reactors. the only way to get service is to send the whole pump assembly back to seaside aquatics.
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