GFO? Forget about it
Posted: 4/22/2013 from SEATTLE, WA UNITED STATES
I got thi to put in my 29G biocube because it was one of the few on the market of this size that wasn't a hang on. The only problem is the pump is waaaaaay too strong and is like a cat 5 tornado for the GFO. The pump itself has a dial to control the amount of tumble but maybe mine was broken but it seriously starts off on hurricane and goes to aqua armageddon. Even with two filter pads stuffed into the chamber GFO shot out all over my tank in seconds. Maybe this power is good for bio pellets but its a joke when they say "...works great for GFO!"
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Posted: 1/2/2013 from SAN MARCOS, CA UNITED STATES
I have been using this reactor on my 50 gallon sps tank for about one month and am very satisfied with my purchase. I got tired of my TLF reactor clogging and the pellets not tumbling. Due to the small footprint of this reactor, I fit the whole thing in my sump and it makes zero noise. The pellets tumble great with zero clogging. I have 150 ml of TLF NPX pellets in mine but I think you could fit more even though they say 150 max.
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