Discussion in 'Protein Skimmers' started by mattb57, Sep 5, 2012.
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Should I get a ozone reactor or does it just over complicate things?
It would be the last thing on my list of things to consider. If you already have a great skimmer, a working fuge, great carbon and gfo reactors, and are doing regular water changes and are still looking for a way to break up more organics. Then at that time it's worth considering.
Yeah lol I'm not there yet. I guess it would be worth it if I had a very large bio load. I have no way of attaching one on my current setup but I figured it would be worth asking for the future.
It's never a necessity IMO. Of all options to reduce waste, it would be the very last one I would resort to.
Yeah I read about it in a few books and honestly I still don't totally understand exactly how to remove it. They explained very well how to make it and use it but when it comes to removing it they don't say much.
What do you mean? Is your skimmer already hooked up with an Ozone reactor?
Oh no I have a little hang on skimmer that has a UV sterilizer and carbon filter built in. I have a canister filter as well. I have never worked with ozone before
Oh, ok. Good deal. Yeah, then I wouldn't worry with it. Especially not on any tank that can use a HOB skimmer. Ozone is typically used for very large tanks. When your tank is 3-4foot or more front to back the clearness of the water gets to be more and more important. Ozone is great for that.
ozone is VERY difficult to control and can wreck havic on a tank in a blink of an eye, especially if you dont know how to work it.
Lol yeah I def. don't know how to deal with ozone. I wasn't really considering it that much, but I do want a lot of fish so it could be something to think of one day.
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