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AquaMaxx

Sigma-2 In-Sump Media Reactor - Aquamaxx

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232658
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AquaMaxx Sigma-2 In-Sump Media Reactor


The new Sigma-1 and Sigma-2 media reactors with detachable docking base are now available! These convenient and detachable media canisters make it easy to clean and change out your media. Just twist to lock or unlock the canister from the docking base, keeping the pump and cord stationary in your system at all times.

These multi-purpose in-sump media reactors can be used with carbon and GFO to help eliminate organic pollutants, odors, discolorations and algae fueling elements within marine and reef aquaria. The up-flow design with fluidized plates helps to keep filter media suspended and evenly dispersed in order to provide maximum contact time with your aquarium water. Water is introduced into the bottom of the filter and is then pushed upward through the media and back out into your tank. The integrated adjustable Sicce pump allows you to easily change the flow rate to best suit your needs, all while keeping a minimal footprint for your in-sump setup.

Features:

  • Can be used with Carbon or GFO
  • Up-flow design for maximum contact time between media and aquarium water
  • Detachable canister for easy media changes
  • Integrated Sicce pump with adjustable flow rate
  • Compact footprint
  • Highly efficient, durable, and reliable
  • Simple to operate
  • Easy to set up and disassemble for cleaning
  • Cell-cast acrylic construction


Notes for Use:
Rinse media thoroughly until it runs clear before connecting to the base and plugging in the pump. There are two adjustment points: on the pump and when twisting the canister. Always set the pump to its lowest flow setting and allow the water to fill the entire canister completely and very slowly to prevent media from quickly floating to the top and exiting out of the reactor. Once the chamber is filled, unplug the pump, tap on the reactor to release any trapped bubbles and allow the media to settle. Once you`re ready, plug it back in and adjust the strength of the water flow by twisting the canister slowly, allowing more water to enter for a gentle tumble with your media.


Sigma Reactor Comparison Chart

Model

Sigma-1

Sigma-2 (This item)

Footprint 3.94" x 4.33" 5.12" x 5.51"
Height 13.39" 14.57"
Rating Using Activated Carbon 1 Cup Max 2 Cups Max
Using GFO 3/4 Cup Max 1.5 Cups Max
Pump Sicce Syncra Nano Sicce Syncra 0.5
Power Consumption 2.8 W 8 W
More Information
Product Name Sigma-2 In-Sump Media Reactor - Aquamaxx
SKU 232658
UPC 651137770870
Reactor Placement In Sump
Media Capacity 2 Cups / 473mL
Wattage 8 Watts
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Product Questions

What size tank is this reactor rated for? I have a 300 gallon tank.
Question by: Brandon on Sep 7, 2022, 12:41 AM
Hey there,
Thank you for reaching out to us. That will depend on the media going in the reactor. For Rox carbon it is fine for a 300-gallon tank. For GFO, it is a bit small.

Please let me know if you need anything further and take care!
Answer by: Matt Lucero (BRS Staff) on Sep 9, 2022, 8:20 AM
Using GFO, how large of an aquarium can this product be recommended for?
Question by: Randy Phillips on Nov 14, 2021, 5:57 PM
This will hold 3/4 Cup Max of GFO which will work on a tank 96 gallons or less if using the BRS High Capacity GFO.
Answer by: Matt Lucero (BRS Staff) on Nov 15, 2021, 8:00 AM
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