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Old 11-16-2018, 07:03 AM
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Calcuim reactor recommendation

I decided to switch from dosing to a
calcuim reactor for my 260 gallon tank and wanted to see what everyone is using.


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Old 11-16-2018, 08:28 AM
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Sal I really like the MTC procal or mini cal
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Old 11-19-2018, 02:13 AM
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Thanks andy i end getting a good deal on a new aquamaxx.
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Old 11-19-2018, 09:55 AM
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I got the big MTC , 15 years old , pump may fall , great C.R. but i decide to replace it, i just order one , is on sale, i like the idea NOT to deal with 20 screws , when add or clean , i order next size i provide the link ( 8") for you 7" may do the trick.

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SRO CR3000D 7" CALCIUM REACTOR

https://www.bulkreefsupply.com/super...m-reactor.html
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Old 11-19-2018, 09:13 PM
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IMO, the MTC Pro-Cal is the best Calcium reactor on the market. If you can find a used one, buy it. I'm not sure they're in business anymore to buy a new one.
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Old 11-19-2018, 09:35 PM
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I had the procal on my 150g. I was able to swap for a MTC mini cal when i down graded to a 90g. Both work great. i did recently change the pump on the mini cal but its been running for 10+ years (might have changed it once before??). Im just getting back into the sps game but it has been keeping my levels very stable. Vio is rigth the 20+ screws are a Pain.
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Old 11-19-2018, 09:51 PM
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Of course i will , NOT give up in my old MTC , help me a lot , i just want to try some dif one, i may be wrong , list i try, i order also APEX to control the CO2 digital regulator , let's see. My goal is ,,,,,,,,NOT to depend 100% of Calcium Reactor, i got also Vertex Libra ( great dosser, i was one of few i buy it , when they release ) I try to introduce less CO2 is possible, my Protein Skimmer ( air intake ) is tide up from outside, my PH is 8.1 to 8.2 , super happy . My Calcium Reactor ( MTC ) run on idle , i like that.
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Old 12-17-2018, 04:55 PM
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MTC Pro-Cal since 2003

modified with PH probe in first chamber
lots of coral in my tank I burn 50 pounds of coarse media a year.............
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keeping it simple with hight flow pumps, big skimmer & calcium reactor
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Old 12-17-2018, 05:11 PM
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FWIW, I have one for sale in the For Sale Forum. Listed last night.
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