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Posts Tagged ‘activated carbon’

Terrible Advice Tuesdays: Activated Carbon Ruins Half of 2-Part Dosing

Terrible Advice Tuesdays (T.A.Tues): You shouldn’t run a carbon reactor if you are dosing calcium/magnesium because the carbon will absorb the calcium/magnesium.

The rest of the story: I’m laughing so hard it hurts. Truly this advice is amongst the worse …

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Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday AM Quick Tip #127: When Cleaning A Media Reactor, Clean This Part Too

I love media reactors on saltwater tanks. They can help lower phosphates which helps keep algae in check, and they can polish your tank’s water to really make it sparkle. Just like everything else on your saltwater tank, media reactors …

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Carbon, GFO In A Saltwater Tank And The Easiest Way I’ve Found To Run Them Both

Carbon and GFO each have an important role in your saltwater tank and I’ve found a very easy way to run them both.

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