AquaMaxx BioMaxx BioPellet Reactor

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AquaMaxx AquaMaxx BioMaxx BioPellet Reactor

Controlling nutrients inside our aquariums is one of the keys to preventing nuisance algae growth. The AquaMaxx BioMaxx BioPellet Reactor is a finely-tuned fluidized filter designed to help hobbyists remove nitrates and phosphates from reef aquarium systems.

AquaMaxx BioMaxx bio pellet reactors are computer designed, precision-cut and made of polished A-class acrylic. All AquaMaxx media reactors are rigorously tested to ensure reliability, efficiency and affordability.

The AquaMaxx Bio Pellet Reactor utilizes a fluidizing plate to keep biopellet media suspended and evenly dispersed. The upward flow design provides maximum contact time between your aquarium water and the bio pellets inside the reactor. The Aquamaxx BioMaxx Biopellets Reactor also includes a special plate on the lid to keep media within the reactor without the need for sponges.

Adding a bio pellets reactor to your reef aquarium filtration system will improve the water quality for fish and other marine life. Biopellets initiate a more efficient denitrification process that removes nitrate and phosphate from aquarium water to prevent algae growth or harm to invertebrate and coral.

The AquaMaxx BioMaxx BioPellet Reactor requires a small pump/powerhead and tubing to push water through the reactor (sold separately). You can plumb the reactor using ¾" flexible tubing. Using a ball valve is highly recommended because it will allow you to dial-in the correct flow rate. A flow rate of 200-300 gallons per hour (GPH) is recommended for the AquaMaxx BioPellet Reactor. A flow rate of 300-600 GPH is recommended for the AquaMaxx BioMaxx XL BioPellet Reactor. Exact flow rates required to tumble the media will vary based on how much media is being used.

An optional hang-on adaptor (sold separately) is available for additional mounting configurations. For best results, use AquaMaxx BioMaxx Plus BioPellets or similar biofiltration & nutrient control filter media.

All AquaMaxx products carry a 90-day manufacturer warranty and include detailed instructions and diagrams to help hobbyists get up and running immediately.

AquaMaxx BioMaxx BioPellet Reactor Specifications
  • Footprint: 5.5" x 5.5"
  • Diameter: 4" Chamber
  • Height: 12.6"
  • Capacity: 0.26 Gallons
  • Recommended use: up to 200 gallons (light bioload), up to 100 gallons (heavy bioload)
  • A-class acrylic construction
  • Extremely efficient, reliable and affordable
  • Easy to setup and maintain
  • Ideal for nitrate and phosphate removal
  • Instruction manual with diagrams for setup and maintenance included
  • Inlet and outlet hose fittings for ¾" flexible tubing included.

Product Manuals & Documentation

AquaMaxx BioMaxx BioPellet Reactor

Owner's Manual available for download in Adobe PDF file format

Manufacturer Info

AquaMaxx
AquaMaxx is a Southern California-based aquarium supply company that entered the market in mid-2008 with a line of affordable metal halide bulbs. The brand quickly gained recognition as word spread about the high quality and low cost of their lamps. In 2009, AquaMaxx released a line of aquarium filter socks and, in early 2010, unveiled an assortment of high-performance protein skimmer accessories and upgrades.


Warranty

AquaMaxx Limited Manufacturer Warranty
AquaMaxx will warrant all AquaMaxx products to be free from manufacturing defects for one year from the original purchase date when purchased through an authorized AquaMaxx retailer. This warranty does not cover any damages caused by misuse, neglect, alterations or improper handling/transport/maintenance/installation. AquaMaxx does not cover personal injury, personal loss, or other damages associated with the use of these products.

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As with all the other AquaMaxx products i have used, this product does not disappoint. Simple set up and tumbles biopellets evenly in the reactor. Just like any other biopellet reactor. To prevent floating and clumping at the top of the reactor at start up. You need to soak your biopellets for sever...Read More
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Great Reactor

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Great quality reactor. I upgraded from a Two Little Fishes 150 to this. The design of this reactor allows for even flow and tumbling of the pellets in the reactor. Very easy to set up and maintain.
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Bio pellets

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I've used many different reactors for biopellets for many years and finally found one that works. Great build quality.great price.the unique water flow inside the chamber keeps all pellets tumbling. Even 2000ml of biopellets in this reactor is no problem.
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I am extremely impressed with the quality and performance of the BioPellet and PhosBan Reactors from AquaMaxx that I installed on my 150G. The one replaced the "Two Little Fishes" PhosBan reactor that would constantly leak even with new O-rings (very poor design and quality). The BioPelle...Read More
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Less algae

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Good results, 4 months of use, algae down, nitrate and phosphate very low.
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Quality: Great Performance: Great I wish I had found this reactor sooner!
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Best Reactor Period

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This is the best bio pellet reactor you can buy! It moves the pellets unlike any other reactor I have seen or bought! Would totally recommend to purchase!
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