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drewbeck
drewbeck
ZEOhead in Training
Last Activity: Yesterday, 10:33 PM
Joined: 11-03-2019
Location: Houston, TX 77062
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  • drewbeck
    replied to Nitrate management
    Thanks, I'll do that -- I ordered a new pump for the reactor -- I can now control the flow to around 100 gal/hr -- and I'll run the reactor continuously rather than on/off
    hb
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  • drewbeck
    replied to Nitrate management
    Also, I forgot to edit a previous post -- it's probably evident, but with the Vibe Reactor, it's scheduled to come on and off in 3 hr intervals -- and what I failed to mention, it's set to vibrate for one minute twice a day.
    Harold
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  • drewbeck
    replied to Nitrate management
    Sorry - no, I did not use any of the old rock or sand --
    1) The first time I employed the Zeovit system was on November 3, 2019 -- in the following weeks, I had numerous problems - slimy brown algae, dinos, etc. -- the nitrates were off the chart - very high - late in the year (2019) I decided...
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  • drewbeck
    replied to Nitrate management
    Tell us about your tank.
    Please give us answers to the following questions in order to get more accurate dosing recommendations.

    1. Gross water volume of your complete system (incl. sump etc.) - US gallons / UK gallons / liter

    130. gallons
    2. Net water volume (incl. sump
    ...
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  • drewbeck
    replied to Nitrate management
    1) PO4 was higher, about 4. -- nitrates were always high, 30ppm or higher - I have been doing large water changes (a couple of weeks ago, several changes)
    2) I use a liter in a Vibe Zeovit reactor -- water flow is somewhat low, around 60 gallons/hour
    3) Sand bed is not too deep, about two...
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  • drewbeck
    started a topic Nitrate management

    Nitrate management

    I have a 100 gallon reef tank employing a Zeovit System – I am dosing the primary Zeovit supplements exactly as specified – the tank has been running successfully for several months – all water parameters are within acceptable range – I had initial problems with both nitrates and phosphates...
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