K2R Calcium Reactor

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by wun68, Jan 4, 2010.

  1. wun68

    wun68 Guest

    Can anyone help me find the owner's manual to the older K2R Calcium reactor? I just purchased a used one and know how to set it up, but I want to know how to tune it. I've googled myself to death and the address to coral farms support returns an ndr with "Mailbox Full" =(

  2. GreshamH

    GreshamH Guest

    I know Bob closed down the coral farm and I am pretty sure he closed down the K2R wing of his business as well. I moved his coral farm way back in 01 (02?) IIRC. His wife got very sick (cancer) so he stopped the coral farm. When I contacted him years later about equipment I had of his he was not interested in it at all.

    Who Is still has a listing....

    Advanced Reef Technologies
    10270 Alpine Dr. #3
    Cupertino, CA 95014
  3. wun68

    wun68 Guest

    Thanks, G!
  4. wun68

    wun68 Guest

    This is impossible to find!!
  5. Apon

    Apon Volunteer

    What do you mean tune it? i have one as well, but only thing I can tune is the CO2 that goes into it( needle wheel on the regulator), or the output of the fliud back to the tank through a tube valve.
  6. Bula

    Bula Guest

    I have K2R and I agree with Apon. Not much to tone. I don't think I can make the Jan BofD meeting so if you want me to mail it to you send me your address and I will make you a copy of what i have.

  7. wun68

    wun68 Guest

    Thanks for the advice. Maybe you can just give me the recommended settings for the co2 and output? I should have around 300 gallons of total water volume.

    Bula PM sent. I really appreciate you offering to help out. Where are you located?
  8. euod

    euod Supporting Member

    To get to 6.2 ph effluent start w/ setting the bubble count to 80 per min. I have 180 and effluent was 50 ml per min. so maybe yours should somewhere around 75-100 ml per min depending on load of corals. I wil see if I have the old manual around.
  9. GreshamH

    GreshamH Guest

    You've got protein skimmers on the brain... needle VALVE :)
  10. Apon

    Apon Volunteer

    yep...needle valve is right. good catch.
  11. wun68

    wun68 Guest

    Reactor is up and running on the new tank I'm bringing up. Will be monitoring the water coming out and counting bubbles =)

    Bula, Thanks for mailing a print-copy of the manual! I owe you one.. If you're ever in the Brentwood area, swing by and you can pick something from the frag rack.
  12. Bula

    Bula Guest

    No worries. Enjoy.

    I do go through your areas when I go Bass fishing.

    See you


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