Great and easy to use By Vern on 3/16/2014
Vern would recommend this product to a friend
I had a different kalk reactor and I just fought and fought to get it to work just right. after dealing with it for a year enough was enough. I got this stirrer and hook it up to my ATO and is controlled with my Apex and all i have to do is keep kalk power in it and i'm set no more wondering if its going to crash my tank. It awesome just wish i had this the first time around so i had more time with my tank and not the reactor all the time.
Great Stirrer By Justin on 11/17/2012
Justin would recommend this product to a friend
I've had this Kalk reactor running on my tank for more than a year and a half. The only problem with it that I've had was the stirrer cracked where the screw attaches it to the motor at the top. I had to buy a new stirrer. Other than that it's been great.
Good product By paul on 7/19/2012
paul would recommend this product to a friend
I have had this product for about 2 years. I love having it and find it a great way to add Kalk to your tank. It works really well although it has jammed up a few times and I had to force the shaft to get it to start turning, also I have had it squeak from time to time for extended periods, not too loud. I am using it with a Tunze Osmolator and it does a great job. you have to be careful though. If you have a small water leak or if you start doing a water change before you unplug the Ozmolator it will put concentrated kalk into you tank really fast. A controller would probably negate that possibility. All and all I would recommend it.
Good product...a little pricey By Bob on 5/14/2012
Bob would recommend this product to a friend
The product works as described and doses the kalk as needed with the top off system. It seems to be a little expensive for the materials used but it works.
Good product By Frank on 2/1/2012
Frank would recommend this product to a friend
It works well but a little over priced for what it is. I have been running this stirrer for 3 months and it has worked well for dosing Kalk to my 90 gallon aquarium. I plan on buying another soon for my next build.
Very good for the price, comparing to others. By A. Grandis on 1/31/2012
A. Grandis would recommend this product to a friend
This a very good kalk stirrer! It works great to keep alk and Ca++ to any marine system.
I use it with a BRS 5ml/min. pump/electronic timer dosing 4 times at night and it does the job greatly. Each time the pump doses for 15 min. The tank is a 75gal with a 20gal. sump. Coralline is all over the tank after only 20 days of added the reactor. No other calcium or alk. supplementation is added since then. Simply set and leave it alone doing it's job. Once an a while I check the pump and watch it work.
The only thing they could use better materials to build it. The idea and the dimensions are really functional, but the materials they built the reactor with are not the top quality. They could do a better job!
The check valve was installed in the opposite position and I'm glad I removed to check that out!!!!! That IS a BIG mistake when assembling the instrument!!! Shame on them! Hope it doesn't happen all the time!! A newbie wouldn't be able to figure out why the reactor wasn't working. Pump was pushing the water in and the reactor couldn't let the water flow to the system because of the check valve!! Crazy mistake!!
I will buy another of this for my future system!!!
I think this is the best for the buck for now in the market. I'm glad I've bought from BulkReefSupply!
recent purchase By denis on 11/23/2011
denis would recommend this product to a friend
i just purchased the 1000 and its been a weeek and all my parameters have been perfect alk, calcium and magnesium, you have to have your parameters up to use a kalk reactor
Great Kalk reactor By Larry on 3/14/2011
Larry would recommend this product to a friend
I used to drip Kalk into my sump but, it was a hassle to mix the kalk, siphon into a drip container then adjust the drip rate every few days. Then I tried dosing Kalk in my ATO container, but that was just a mess and hard on your ATO pump. With the Aquamedic Kalk stirrer ... pretty much set and forget. I use it with my Tunze Osmolator and it works great! This is the easiest way to dose Kalk out there.
good product By Erick on 12/3/2010
Erick would recommend this product to a friend
i am using with RO top off. simple to use. not as solid as some other stirrers but not as expensive either
Love it By Corey on 12/2/2010
Corey would recommend this product to a friend
Very easy to set up and maintain. For me a prefect way to counter my low PH caused by my Ca reactor.