Filter Media Videos
Here is our best advice for using filter socks on your reef tank.Read more »If you value simplicity in your reef aquarium or just don't have the room for a sump, check out the Tunze Comline Multifilters.Read more »Check it out as Thomas shows you exactly why the BRS GFO and Carbon Deluxe Media Reactor has earned the title of being the BEST.Read more »The BRS GFO and Carbon filter media reactor is at the top of our list for fluidizing media on a reef tank but don't get caught making these mistakes!Read more »Keep your tank sparkling and free of contaminants using Brightwell Aquatics Purit.Read more »
How important is mechanical filtration? Today on BRStv, Ryan discusses the benefits of mechanical filtration in a reef tank to help remove organics and particulates before they can pollute the water. That means using filter socks for large particulates, skimmers for dissolved organics and media reactors for media like carbon. #BRSWWC #reefingmethods It wouldn't be BRStv without a giveaway! WIN a $50 Gift Card, below! Click Here How often are you swapping socks? Answer on our R2R forum...
Activated carbon is used in a reef tank for a variety of reasons and in many cases is one of the only ways to remove really difficult contaminants that would otherwise need to be removed via a water change. Carbon can effectively remove: General contaminants (Chlorine and Chloramines) Dissolved organics Foul odors (Phenols) Yellow pigments (Tannins) Toxins released by corals or algae Medications In the minds of most reef hobbyists, carbon is employed for removing the...
Welcome to BRStv Investigates - Tank Trials! Today, Ryan is back going over filtration and what methods and systems are available that would work for a ULM reef tank. There has been many different opinions on which equipment we should put on each tank to best suit the systems individual requiremnts, and still stay low-maintenance. Have a question on the filtration we selected? Let us know over at Reef2Reef.com! Saltwater Aquarium filtration has definitely evolved over the past couple years...© 2021 Bulk Reef Supply. All Rights Reserved.