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Old 03/03/2017, 05:03 PM   #1
Stolireef
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Water to Media Reactors?

Is it better to drive water to media reactors off the return pump or off the drain. I have an oversized return pump so it'll work either way.


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Old 03/03/2017, 05:21 PM   #2
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You won't really be able to feed them off the drain, but you can run them off the return. Though, for simplicity I usually keep the return and it's plumbing by itself and run reactors off separate, smaller pumps in the sump.


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Old 03/03/2017, 05:31 PM   #3
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Is it better to drive water to media reactors off the return pump or off the drain. I have an oversized return pump so it'll work either way.
The drain would make it very difficult to control flow and might also affect water levels in the sump. Use a 1200 or other pump in the sump to drive media reactors. I have an oversized jaebo in my sump and I T off of that to drive my reactors, but I have tons of return flow.


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Old 03/03/2017, 08:55 PM   #4
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I run mine off a manifold. Pulled all those small pumps out of the sump. I like it berrerp


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