Calcium Reactor Media Videos

  1. Are some calcium reactor media types more potent than others? - BRStv Investigates

    Are some calcium reactor media types more potent than others? - BRStv Investigates

    Although there is a relatively small selection of popular calcium reactor media, people still ask which one is the best? Trying to truly define the “BEST” is difficult because it can be subjective based on an individual’s needs and preferences. So when it comes to choosing calcium reactor media, the decision could be made on lowest cost, size options, highest purity or where the media was sourced, dissolvability, amount of major/minor/trace elements they provide, or even just by popularity and longest history of users overall. Either way, there is definitely more information to be learned about the various reactor medias. At the very minimum, we attempt to answer the following question. Do different types of Calcium Reactor medias have different max saturation points? This data will determine if one media will provide a higher concentration of calcium carbonate over another at a given pH point and when combined with the various

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  2. Do secondary calcium reactor chambers scrub excess CO2 & increase effluent pH? - BRStv Investigates

    Do secondary calcium reactor chambers scrub excess CO2 & increase effluent pH? - BRStv Investigates

    Every calcium reactor has a primary chamber that recirculates CO2 and melts the calcium reactor media, however, some reactors have a secondary reaction chamber intended to be filled with additional calcium carbonate media. This secondary or effluent chamber is then supposed to increase the pH of the solution by removing some of the dissolved CO2 and also increase the calcium carbonate concentration because of the longer contact time with the media. We put this to the test in order to answer two questions: 1. Will secondary calcium reactor chambers, intended to off-gas excess CO2, really result in a higher pH of the effluent/outlet solution and therefore help to maintain a higher pH in the display? 2. Will the secondary chamber increase the potency (amount of dissolved calcium carbonate) of the calcium reactor’s effluent solution? Calcium reactors will typically cause a slight drop in average pH values inside your

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  3. How to change from 2 part dosing to a Calcium Reactor? - BRStv ReefFAQs

    How to change from 2 part dosing to a Calcium Reactor? - BRStv ReefFAQs

    How do you change your reef tank over to a calcium reactor from 2 part? ReefFAQs not only has an answer for how to replace 2 part dosing with a calcium reactor, we even found an easy calculator to help you setup a calcium reactor on your saltwater tank! #ReefFAQs Check Out Jdieck's Calcium Reactor Calculator Here Randy posted this one on our #AskBRStv Facebook Group. Go To #AskBRStv Our Reef2Reef conversation about switching to a CaRx! Hop Over to Reef2Reef Now! EASY 2-PART REEF CALCULATOR On BRStv Reef FAQs we're all about quick and straight to the point answers for questions that reefers ask all the time, in an effort to help make your reefing life a bit more fun and easy! *Legal Stuff* The purpose and content of this video is to provide general information regarding the products and their applications as presented in the video. Aquatic Sales Solutions, Inc. and its officers, directors, employees and agents disclaim all express

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  4. How does Calcium Reactor potency change at different pH points? ANSWER!  - BRStv Investigates

    How does Calcium Reactor potency change at different pH points? ANSWER! - BRStv Investigates

    Today we set to finally solve some unknowns surrounding Calcium Reactors in order to help make them easier to understand and easier for you to use with your reef tank. In this investigative episode, Randy will reveal just how potent the solution inside the CaRx can be and how that changes with pH! #BRStvInvestigates #BRStv Hey, get out and vote.... on our Reef2Reef Poll that is! VOTE NOW Join the fun over on our #AskBRStv Facebook Group! JOIN #AskBRStv Today! Today on BRStv, we have a brand new episode of our series, BRStv Investigates. In this series, we explore popular reefing theories, products, methods, and what the manuals are missing, with a focus on putting them to the test! *Legal Stuff* The purpose and content of this video is to provide general information regarding the products and their applications as presented in the video. Aquatic sales solutions, inc. And its officers, directors, employees and agents disclaim all express or implied warranties, in

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  5. Why do I supplement magnesium while running a calcium reactor? | 52 FAQ

    Why do I supplement magnesium while running a calcium reactor? | 52 FAQ

    Today on BRStv, we have another episode of BRS 52 FAQ where we answer all of your frequently asked reefing questions from our popular 52 Weeks of Reefing series. This week we are answering Alex De Michieli's question: "If you are dissolving old coral pieces in a calcium reactor isn’t it also going to dissolve magnesium as well? Why do you need to add extra magnesium?" So follow along as we answer today's question, provide some helpful insight, and help make reefing just bit more fun and easy for you and your tank. *Legal Stuff* The purpose and content of this video is to provide general information regarding the products and their applications as presented in the video. Aquatic sales solutions, inc. And its officers, directors, employees and agents disclaim all express or implied warranties, in any way, related to the products and their application as presented in this video, make no representation or warranty regarding the products and the application as presented in this v

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