In marine and reef aquariums, a calcium reactor creates a balance of alkalinity. An acidic solution is produced by injecting carbon dioxide into a chamber with salt water and calcium rich media. The carbon dioxide lowers the pH by producing a solution high in carbonic acid, and dissolves calcium. The effluent is returned to the reef aquarium where the calcium is consumed by organisms, primarily corals when building skeletons. A calcium reactor is an efficient method to supply calcium to a reef aquarium. Reactors may be used in elaborate freshwater and brackish aquariums where freshwater clams and other invertebrates need a constant supply of calcium.
- Reverse flow and CO2 recirculating design
- Auto fill bubble counter
- Easy to remove lid; Solid construction
- Skimmer Max Capacity: 105 Gallon (400L)
- Main Body Size : 4″ L x 4″ W x 15.8″ H ( 10cm x 10cm x 40cm)
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