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Old 06-18-2013, 09:10 AM   #1
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Restricting Flow


I am wanting to use an inline co2 reactor and was wondering something, the reactor has 20mm fittings and my filter is using 25mm hose, if I use some reducers on either side of the reactor am I just going to cause damage to the pump motor or will this even make any measureable difference on flow?
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Old 06-18-2013, 01:21 PM   #2
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I think you should be ok as long as you put it on the output side of your canister filter. You will definitely see a reduction in flow though.
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Old 06-18-2013, 02:25 PM   #3
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You can also build your own reactor for fairly cheap. Look up rex reactor, and cerges reactor. That way you wouldn't have to reduce down and lower your flow.
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You can also build your own reactor for fairly cheap. Look up rex reactor, and cerges reactor. That way you wouldn't have to reduce down and lower your flow.
I made a Rex reactor but couldn't find any hose fittings in 25mm here, we are pretty limited in what I have available locally here at the bottom of the world lol.
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Old 06-19-2013, 05:43 AM   #5
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Hmm you could always order them, would be a bit extra with shipping, or do like qwedfg said to put on the outflow side.
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