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Thread: aquaripure

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    Does anyone have experience with this device? Quite pricey and don't want to invest unless it's worth it.


    Thanks
    Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more
    40g
    three long finned white clouds ,three Duplicareus cories, one dwarf neon gourami ,five cardinals, nine dwarf neon rainbows four green couries.

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    A nitrate reactor can be of good use in a saltwater system. Less so in a freshwater system where inexpensive water changes remove hormones, nitrates, particulates, creeping crud, etc..

    To give you an idea of how they work, here is a link to a DIY unit that uses media.
    http://www.aquariacentral.com/forums...d.php?t=155823

    Many of the units that don't use media are simply long lengths of small diameter tubing with a slow low flow pump. The anaerobic bacteria that will develop in the long length of tubing break down nitrates.
    For a mental picture, think about a 1000 ft spool of black airline tubing with a one end connected to a pump pulling water out of your tank and the other end of the spool putting water back in it.

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