Anaerobic denitrification filter using deniballs as food for the bacteria, for use with seawater aquariums up to ltrs. A slow water flow through a filter medium. Free delivery and returns on eligible orders. Buy Aqua Medic Nitratereductor NR at Amazon UK. Question: I currently have an Aqua Medic SP pump to feed an Aqua Medic NR Nitrate Reactor. I actually have 3 of these pumps that I have managed.

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The red slime algae was using the phosphates for food and making my tank look terrible.

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I have ten different small tanks. It’ll improve your chances of saving your tank but is certainly not a guarantee. I will be using the terms nitrate reductor and nitrate reactor as interchangable.

I never did this but after loosing the entire tank of fish wish I had. It is operated at a very low flow rate. Champion The Nitratereductor NR is a completely sealed biological filter for aquariaup to gal. Because of the sheer size of our forum, we’ve been forced to limit selling and trading to members who’ve met a couple of criteria. Being a rookie at using this filter, I just turned up the flow a little bit to get it going again.

I read up on it, and overall it has got high praise. Use of this web site is subject to the terms and conditions described in the user agreement. To all those who want to use a sulfur denitrator, please heed anemone’s words of caution that these units can absolutely kill off your entire tank. So finding a way to maintain water quality is a problem. We do however run ours via a redox probe and our Aquatronica units, this way you control the redox and use a peri pump to add the water as and when required.

So romoving the filter and getting it ready for when it is needed again will prevent disaster.


Does anybody know anything about these things? So the phosphates were building up in the tank. I have seen it several times. Hi Guys Im very interested in buying a Nitrate reactor and have been looking at the Aqua-Medic Nitratereductor NR zqua have been impressed in what ive read. I would dump the entire reactor once a year in the back yard and hose it out.

Part of why this happens is the nitrates in the tank are too low and there is nothing for aquw filter to eat. Phil, Still thinking about one, but concernd about what you experinced with it. Find More Posts by anemone Another preventative measure is to install an ORP monitor in the filter.

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I have set up a gallon water tank that I fill with used aquarium water. To counter act this nitratw I recommend using a phosphate removing media from the start of using a asua reactor. If you are using a peri pump to add water and then trying to control the flow to 1 drop per second then the amount of water you need to exit the reactor to get the 1 drop per second is less than the peri pump is trying to put into the reactor then you are going to put pressure on the system and you will get leaks as the peri pump is trying to push water into the reactor that has nowhere to go.

If you have one how is it.? I have had a Aqua Medic Nitrate Reductor up to gal. Here is the extract from the instruction manual: I thought I would shed some light on the positive and negative aspects of running a nitrate reactor.

Find More Posts by rbnice1. I have changed my strategy in using a nitrate reactor. The filter can be installed ,The Sulphur Nitratereductor SN is used for saltwater aquaria up to gal. All times are GMT I got one for Christmas, not hooked it up yet, supposed to be tricky to get nitrte, but it doesnt need aqka.


It will kill every fish in the tank as well as make the entire house smell like rotten eggs.


In conclusion, a nitrate reactor can be a useful tool. The drawbacks can be really high as well, even killing every fish in the tank. I’m interested in purchasing a Nitrate reductor for my 50 gallon tank. I have a nitrate reactor running on this tank removing the nitrates from this water.

Just remove the filter from the tank, clean it in the back yard with the hose, add more deni-balls to the filter, and put the filter on the shelf for a while. The one thing that I just recently ran into was the phosphate issue, so kudos for pointing out this relationship and the necessity of having a phosphate reactor or other phosphate reduction method in place. The filter can be installed ,Nitrate Reductor up to gal.

Tetra – – Pond Test 6 in 1. By using it this way their is no presure and no leaks Prior to using the AQ I tapped into my return line from sump and ran it on the drip method using a valve on the inlet to the reactor to control the flow until I got 1 drip per second on the exit pipe. Posted by zly Kamis, 23 Mei 0 comments. The inflow into the reductor, can be realised as a bypass from the main circulation pump with the included T pieces It is amazing how dripping a few drops per second can remove all the nitrate from a gallon aquarium, it does take a while but it works.

In one instance, the flow through the nitrate reductor had stopped. Yes, my password is: I must add that I do not work for or have any connection whatsoever with Aquamedic.