Looking to Add GFO to my tank.

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by Marc, Nov 3, 2014.

  1. rygh

    rygh Supporting Member

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    I have heard the same about too much GFO.
    As usual - anything sudden is bad.
    Although since it can affect Alk levels as well, could be that, not phosphates directly.
     
  2. aqua-nut

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    Alk levels? Are you talking about GFO or Phosguard?

    Phosguard also removes silicates.

    You might want to listen to Reef Threads Podcast #202. Guest is Craig Bingman, chemistry dude. :D He talks about GFO and silicate removal.
     
  3. rygh

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    KEY : Alk drop is not always the case, and not well understood.
    Yes, I meant GFO, but it might apply to Aluminum Oxide as well.
    Some of the theories are not really iron specific.
     
  4. Marc

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    Just wanted to update the thread and mention that I ended up with the phosband 150 media reactor. For the price it was a great option and easy to plumb.

    @Enderturtle there are rubber elbows that came with the kit and I can see them degrading over time. I'm going to switch them out over the weekend with something that will be more secure.
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