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Old 01/11/2017, 02:20 PM   #1
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Calc Reactor Sizing

Starting to build out my sump "cabinet" and looking to rightsize the equipment I need to accommodate.

When sizing a Calc Reactor, do you include the water volume in sumps and fuge's etc?

For me it's the difference in a 210G display v's 370g total water volume for my planned system.

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Old 01/11/2017, 02:29 PM   #2
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Just the display. If you have a frag setup include that. Sumps and fuges don't count.


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Old 01/11/2017, 03:08 PM   #3
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I wonder if the 'science' of sizing a CaRx is any better than sizing a skimmer


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I wonder if the 'science' of sizing a CaRx is any better than sizing a skimmer
I'll take one of those. The big one.

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Old 01/11/2017, 03:21 PM   #5
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I've seen a 4ft tall 10"dia CaRx on a 120gal tank. One of the best sps tanks i've ever seen in person


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Old 01/11/2017, 03:24 PM   #6
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I'll take one of those. The big one.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nYXkKN1k7M
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