Just want I needed! By cdbstl76 on 3/4/2013
cdbstl76 would recommend this product to a friend
No more media bags. No more taking up room in my sump. No more use of a less efficient method! Using this as a mixed carbon and GFO unit, it works for me. Mounted just above my sump, with all the parts that are needed... I just feel like my tank is that much better off. Time will tell on the actual efficiency, but I have all the faith in the world it will be better.
Great Reactor! By Greg on 2/28/2013
Greg would recommend this product to a friend
I wish I knew earlier on about using GFO for controlling phosphates. I purchased this unit to battle an algae outbreak / new tank syndrome. After 3 weeks of using this reactor with BRS standard GFO, my tank and rocks are now algae free. I'll never have another reef tank without one of these!
Go deluxe By Charlie on 2/25/2013
Charlie would recommend this product to a friend
Go deluxe and get the Rox carbon you tank will thank you.
A+ product By Brian on 2/25/2013
Brian would recommend this product to a friend
Super nice piece of equipment, real compact, hoses are a little stiff that they send but all n all very happy with it.
high quality By Edan'sClownHouse on 2/25/2013
Edan'sClownHouse would recommend this product to a friend
I have discovered that Bulk Reef Supply only sells high end quality products and this reactor is no exception. It is working like a charm, and took literally minutes to install. The hoses just pop into place. It comes with additional elbows, which worked wonderfully for us.
The only thing you have to be careful about is to really push the hoses in very tightly. We tested the unit outside. .. which was great because it leaked in all the joints. However as soon as we used a little muscle and pushed the hoses in tighter. Then everything was completely sealed.
This unit is so well made and we love how the joints are all able to spin. Makes adjusting to any tight area a dream.
Great product for its Price By Paulwizal on 2/20/2013
Paulwizal would recommend this product to a friend
Ces with everything u need but if you want the pump to come with it be careful and check the right one I made the accident by checking the wrong one cuz they still show the deluxe package with the pp even if u don't order the correct deluxe package but all in all Great durable product which everything I have got from BRS is great!!!
great produce By casey on 2/20/2013
casey would recommend this product to a friend
Just by this GFO & CARBON REACTOR – DELUXE and be done with it.
I now have 3 of them...
BRS GFO & Carbon reactor deluxe By Toby on 2/15/2013
Toby would recommend this product to a friend
Nice unit for the price! Just make sure hoses are cut straight and firmly inserted. You could get a leak if you don't.
Great!!! By Walking Weapon on 1/24/2013
Walking Weapon would recommend this product to a friend
To Edward, just go to Home Depot and ask for some "S" hooks they will allow you to hang the reactor on you tank ....
Excellent product By CY on 12/14/2012
CY would recommend this product to a friend
Running mines with GFO & Carbon on a 50g reef only. Works like a charm. Very nice quality product like BRS RO systems.
First time GFO user By Julian on 12/6/2012
Julian would recommend this product to a friend
My API Reef Master Test Kit indicated that my phosphate levels were low. How low is hard to say because of the color match system it uses but I'd say pretty close to zero. I bought the Hanna phosphate checker and was surprised to see I had an actual phosphate level of .34. Not good. So I bought the BRS Deluxe reactor. Based on the reviews, I thought the extra $10 for the Deluxe version was worth it to have a more heavy duty upper holder/bracket plus a more see-through canister. Some reviewers complain that the hoses are very stiff. That is true but submerging them in very hot water makes them more pliable. Some reviewers had leaks. You've just got to push the hose very hard into its fittings...then no leaks. So I got it up and running in a short time. Looks like it is working good. In a few days I'll recheck my phosphate readings. Based on reviews and the BRS recommendations, for carbon use, I bought another Deluxe reactor and motor rather than combining the medias.
Awesome Reactor By Toby on 12/2/2012
Toby would recommend this product to a friend
This reactor is awesome. The tubing included is a little stiff though. I ended up using some clear polypropylene tubing. I bought the MJ1200 combo and the pump is def way more than what is needed. You could go with a much smaller pump and get the same results. Ive noticed less algae build up in a matter of just a few days. Running it with only GFO on my JBJ Nano Cube 28. Great product and well built.