Media Reactor Videos

  1. Master Your Neptune Systems Apex - GFO and Carbon Media Reactors

    Ditch the Dumb Carbon & GFO Reactor. Your Apex Can Make It Smarter! | Neptune Apex Guide

    Learn how to control your GFO and Carbon Media Reactor using a Neptune Systems Apex Controller on your reef tank.
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  2. BRStv Product Spotlight - GFO and Carbon Filter Media Reactor Deluxe

    BRS Deluxe Carbon & GFO Reactor: A Saltwater Tank Media Reactor That's More Than a Fancy Black Lid

    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.
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  3. Top BRS GFO and Carbon Media Reactor Mistakes

    BRS Carbon Reactor & GFO Reactor Setup Challenges and Tips to Get It Right in Your Reef Tank

    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!
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  4. Birghtwell Aquatics Purit

    It's like activated carbon on steroids! Reef tank contaminant protection: Brightwell Aquatics Purit

    Keep your tank sparkling and free of contaminants using Brightwell Aquatics Purit.
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  5. Mechanical filtration? Protein skimmers, filter socks & reactors - The BRS/WWC System Ep8 - BRStv

    Mechanical filtration? Protein skimmers, filter socks & reactors - The BRS/WWC System Ep8 - BRStv

    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...

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  6. FAQ #22: Can I run biopellets in a BRS Dual Reactor along with carbon? | #52FAQ

    FAQ #22: Can I run biopellets in a BRS Dual Reactor along with carbon? | #52FAQ

    https://www.bulkreefsupply.com/protein-skimmers/reactors/biopellet-reactors.html 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 Lazarus Vintage's question from Week 26: “I've recently purchased the Dual Carbon/GFO reactor with pump and I have limited space. Can I convert the GFO side to use all-in-one biopellets, and continue running carbon like normal...

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  7. Week 24: Carbon, GFO & filter media for a clean, stable reef tank | 52 Weeks of Reefing #BRS160

    Week 24: Carbon, GFO & filter media for a clean, stable reef tank | 52 Weeks of Reefing #BRS160

    It's Week 24, and this week we are talking chemical filtration which is the practice of using various medias to remove unwanted elements from the tank like color pigments, odors, phosphate, carbon dioxide, ammonia, heavy metals, accidental toxins, and a variety of other contaminants. We'll explore activated carbon, GFO, resins, CO2 removal media, and zeolites . We will share what they are for, some performance data as well as some of the various methods of implementing them in the aquarium...

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  8. Install a BRS Mini 5" Media Reactor | How To Tuesday

    Install a BRS Mini 5" Media Reactor | How To Tuesday

    There are few main differences between the mini 5" and the larger 10" reactor. First, the mini is designed to either run carbon alone or a mix of GFO and carbon. While it might be possible, we don't suggest running GFO alone because the reactor is a bit too short to get it to tumble properly. While the larger reactor can be used with different volumes of GFO and carbon by sliding the foam disk up and down, with the mini we suggest packing the small cartridge full which will prevent issues from the carbon and/or GFO tumbling and creating unnecessary fines. This means you can add around 3/4’s cup carbon to the reactor or a mix of one half cup carbon and a quarter cup of GFO. You will need a tool like a screw driver to pop the top off, add your media, replace the foam top and both plastic lids and you are ready to go. INSTALLATION: There are two ways to go about installing this small reactor which is probably heavily dependent on your spatial constraints. First one is to cut all the tubing very short so the pump basically hangs right off the intake and then place the valve right on the output. This produces a small, compact reactor which can just be set down anywhere in the sump. When it comes time to replace the media you can just close the valve and flip the pump up to stop water from spilling. Then, take the whole t...

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