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AquaMaxx Fluidized GFO and Carbon Filter Media Reactor - Standard

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AquaMaxx Fluidized Media Reactors are multi-purpose aquarium water filters specially designed for use in marine and reef aquaria. Insert your media of choice to help eliminate organic pollutants, odors, discolorations and algae fuels.

Fluidized reactors, also commonly referred to as phosphate or media reactors, are one of the easiest and most effective ways to use filter media in a saltwater aquarium system. These versatile filters are capable of running several different types of filter media, from activated carbon and granular ferrous oxide to resin and nitrate-reducing media.

The up-flow design of AquaMaxx Fluidized Media Reactors helps to keep filter media suspended and evenly dispersed to provide maximum contact time between your aquarium water and the media inside the reactor. Water is introduced into the bottom of the filter and then gravity pushes it upward through the media and back out into your tank.

AquaMaxx Fluidized Media Reactors  are computer designed, precision-cut and made of polished A-class acrylic. All AquaMaxx media reactors are rigorously tested in saltwater environments to ensure reliability, efficiency and affordability.

AquaMaxx Fluidized Media Reactors require a small pump/powerhead and tubing (sold separately) to push water through the reactor. You can plumb the reactor using 1/2" or 3/4" flexible vinyl tubing. Using a ball valve is highly recommended because it will allow you to regulate the flow rate. Since different types of media have different flow rate requirements, be sure to reference the manufacturer’s suggested flow rate for the media you intend to use (it’s usually listed in the product description and/or on the product label).

An optional hang-on adaptor (sold separately) is available for additional mounting configurations. For best results, use AquaMaxx Phosphate Out Granular Ferrous Oxide (GFO), AquaMaxx Carbon One Activated Carbon or similar aquarium filter media.

Specifications:
  • Reactor Footprint: 5.5" x 5.5"
  • Chamber Diameter: 3.94"
  • Reactor Height: 11.5"
  • Chamber Capacity: 0.43 gallons (1.6L) ~6.7 Cups
  • Using GFO: up to 250 gallons
  • Using Activated Carbon: up to 150 gallons
  • Inlet/Outlet: 1/2" or 3/4" hose barb

AquaMaxx Fluidized Media Reactors are available in four sizes: XS, Standard, XL and XXL

Product Manuals & Documentation

AquaMaxx Fluidized GFO and Carbon Filter Media Reactor - Standard

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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in your how to video its hanging on the side of the tank, does it come with the bracket to hang it?
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Thanks for your question. The bracket used for hanging the reactor is sold separately. Here is a link to it https://www.marinedepot.com/AquaMaxx_Hang_On_Bracket_for_BioMaxx_BioPellet_and_Media_Reactors_Aquarium_Filter_Accessories-AquaMaxx-UJ5511-FIFRFA-vi.html
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What is the Replacement O-ring product code. SKU: UJ5337?
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Great well made
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Good size for my 100 gal tank
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Great reactor comes with two size fitting for tubing I bought 2 ea. And plain to buy 1 more
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Bought for a tank build

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Appears well built and sturdy
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I haven't used this because I am in the process of a tank build. Equipment gathering phase. Arrived in excellent condition, well packaged. The reactor itself appears to be very sturdy and built for a long service life. I will post another review in the future concerning performance on all the equipm...Read More
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Good reactor

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Works as it should only minor issue is one thumb screw is under barb fitting
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Great products

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Best reactors for the price. Great products.
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High Quality Reactor
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Very Nice well built
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I bought this reactor due to the multipurpose uses, GFO, Carbon, Ect. I really like how well built it is, Aquamaxx has set the Bar high for other Reactors.
I highly recommend this Reactor over other Brands
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Very solidly built
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I used this to make an algae reactor and it works perfectly
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Great build, great quality
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I love the fact you can hard plumb the reactor to a manifold
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Overall I’m very pleased with the quality and look of the chamber. Very easy to disassemble for cleaning is the most important for me. Plus I like that you can hard plumb the fittings where most media reactors use soft flexible hoses.
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