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BRS GFO & Carbon Reactor - Single

  • Solid Reactor By Brett on 9/16/2014

    Just got this a couple weeks ago so time will tell about durability but it feels solid. It's easy to work with and adjust for flow.
  • Really durable and complete. By Felix on 8/1/2014

    I prefer to run 2 singles than a dual, that way i can shut one off at a time to change media. These are great quality and really impressed with small ball valve and tubing. I'm pretty ruff with these and they hold up great. Really complete out of the box to connect to plumbing of your choice.
  • simple no frills reactor that just plain works By Ricky on 7/16/2014

    I have three of these on my tanks and they are perfect for the job in the tank room. Less than 1/4 cost of other reactors I've used and a lot easier than some for maintenance. These will be used exclusively in our coral farm operation coming up this year.
  • Easy setup works great By MMM923 on 6/24/2014

    When i decided to upgrade my refugium I figured why not add a carbon reactor. I mean after all who enjoys rinsing carbon filling a bag (as it drips across the floor) and hoping that you are getting it enough flow? Water was clear with this method but with the reactor it is MUCH more clear. The unit it sturdy, hoses could be a little longer but most people could get away with the 2 3ft lengths. I am happy with my purchase however I think about the times I have "cheaped" out in this hobby and it always bites me - for a few bucks more I could have had the dual... Oh well, the single and dual are priced cheap enough so unlike many other times I have "cheaped" out this time wont cost me as much. Im the past I could rinse nearly any brand of carbon and it always seemed to have "fines" in it. This reactor hooked to a maxi 1200 took less than 1 gallon of water to go from black to grey to clear (just like they show in the video). Great product BRS!
  • Awesome Reactor By Michael on 6/17/2014

    Run a mix of GFO and activated carbon, will most likely upgrade to sister model of duel reactors once I get a bigger tank. Must have for all your water clarity needs!
  • Great Product By Dave on 5/31/2014

    I'm incredibly happy with my reactor. It's versatile and extremely effective. I saw a major difference in my water quality by the next day. Easy to put together and easy to refill. I'm going to buy a couple more for my other tanks.
  • Like a tank By Taia on 5/21/2014

    BRS keeps up the heavy duty theme! This really pleased me with how heavy it is, it feels like a drop to a tile floor wouldn't even faze it. The kit is well thought out, easy to assemble, and includes everything you'll need. I didn't buy the version with the pump, but I'm sure it would be just as sturdy. The quick connects make me wish they came in larger sizes so I could plumb my whole tank that way. Whatever you do, don't misplace the wrench! It's really hard to get the lid off with out it, that being said, it also doesn't leak a drop.
  • Heavy By Devon on 5/19/2014

    This is just a filter canister from the BRS RO units. The outer canister is very heavy.

    The included tubing is not very flexible.

    I would definitely recommend using a Cobalt MJ1200 with this filter. It is much less loud than a Mag Drive 3 and the flow is fine.
  • Loud maxijet but good reactor By Christopher on 5/12/2014

    This was my first reactor I have ever used and my only complaint is the maxijet being loud every now and then. Every week or so I get a pretty decent vibrating noise out of it but other than that this thing works really well.
  • Nice Reactor, Great Results, Pump is a Bit Strong By Woodrow on 5/6/2014

    Regarding effectiveness: I purchased the reactor to battle a sudden (but persistent) onslaught of algae. Within two weeks, I no longer had algae growing on the sand. As an extra bonus, several of my SPS and LPS started growing much more quickly as well. I've had the reactor running about a month or so, and the tank continues to improve. Great stuff!

    Regarding the product quality: The reactor is built nicely, and the kit comes with everything you need to get set up. My one (minor) complaint is that the included pump seems way overpowered. I have to throttle the valve back to the almost closed position to keep the GFO from tumbling like crazy. With the valve closed that much, I have some concern about the pump's longevity. That is, however, a minor concern.

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