Anaerobic denitrification filter using deniballs as food for the bacteria, for use with seawater aquariums up to ltrs. A slow water flow through a filter medium. Free delivery and returns on eligible orders. Buy Aqua Medic Nitratereductor NR at Amazon UK. Question: I currently have an Aqua Medic SP pump to feed an Aqua Medic NR Nitrate Reactor. I actually have 3 of these pumps that I have managed.

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It is amazing how dripping a few drops per second can remove all the nitrate from a gallon aquarium, it does take a while but it works. Part of why this happens is the nitrates in the tank are too low and there is nothing for the filter to eat.

All times are GMT Another preventative measure is to install an ORP monitor in the filter. Don’t forget phosphates either as they can create additional problems. I got one for Christmas, not hooked it up yet, supposed to be tricky to get going, meddic it doesnt need feeding. By using it this way their is no presure and no leaks Prior to using the AQ I tapped into my return line from sump and ran it on the drip method using a valve on the aquaa to the reactor to control the flow until I got 1 drip per second on the exit pipe.

I have changed my strategy in using a nitrate reactor.


Aquadistri Engrais liquide pour plantes aquatiques Find More Posts by rbnice1. I’ve been qaua one myself for about 6 years now on a gallon reef tank. So the phosphates were building up in the tank. So while the nitrate reactor was removing the nitrates it was also moving the tank out of balance.

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Just remove the filter from the tank, clean it in the back yard with the hose, add more deni-balls to the filter, and put the filter on the shelf for a while. To all those who want to use a sulfur denitrator, please heed anemone’s words of caution that these units can absolutely kill off your entire tank.


The inflow into the reductor, can be realised as a bypass from the main circulation pump with the included T pieces The return is open to the air and as the water enters the reactor the water level rises in the reactor until it exits via the return pipe, their is no pressure build up, so I cannot undersand the comment about 3 bar pressure. The filter can be installed ,Nitrate Reductor up to gal. If this happens usually you can save the tank.

The negatives of the nitrate reductor start with why I stopped using them. If you’re seeing this message, you haven’t met them yet. The filter can be installed ,The Sulphur Nitratereductor SN is used for saltwater aquaria up to gal. I will be using the terms nitrate reductor and nitrate reactor as interchangable.

Category Traitement de leaus. The most interesting thing I found from using a nitrate reductor happens after running one for about a year.

I would reductkr the entire reactor once a year in the back yard and hose it out. If the filter is left on the tank or restarted without being cleaned then disaster will strike. I thought I would shed some light on the positive and negative aspects of running a nitrate reactor.

It will kill every fish in the tank as well as make the entire house smell like rotten eggs.

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The only draw back it that it smells really bad while you do this. Tetra – – Pond Test 6 in 1.

Another note, all of the fish died but I did not loose a single coral. I have had a. Selling and trading on ReefCentral. The time now is Find More Posts by Holyreefer. If you are using a peri pump to add water and then trying to control the flow to 1 drop per second then the amount of water you need to exit the reactor to get the 1 drop per second is less than the peri pump is trying to put into the reactor then you are going to put pressure on the system and you will get leaks as the peri pump is trying to push water into the reactor that has nowhere to go.



Aqua Medic Nitrate Reductor up to gal. I have set up a gallon water tank that I fill with used aquarium water. I never did this but after loosing the entire tank of fish wish I had. Do you already have an account? It is operated at a very low flow rate. Does anybody know anything about these things? Yes, my password is: I must add that I do not work for or have any connection whatsoever with Aquamedic. The drawbacks can be really high as well, even killing every fish in the tank.

What was happening was that I either had too small a skimmer or not one at all. I use the “deniballs” as a sugar source because they require zero maintenance.

It sucks the alk right out of the water, even if its a duel chamber with ARM. If set up correctly either way then this reactor works, the nitrate exiting my reactor reads 0. The flow rate is adjusted with the valve and the drop counter With regards to the use of the peri pump, I use these on my system now as I am running it via the AQ and as such I do not have to control the outlet to 1 drop per second and as the peri pump adds water the same amount exits the reactor via the exit tube.

I then use this water for water changes on some of my tanks. Log in or Sign up. Use of this web site is subject to the terms and conditions described in the user agreement. Phil, Still thinking about one, but concernd about what you experinced with it.