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Ista External Co2 Reactor?

Discussion in 'CO2 Enrichment' started by rs18alpha, May 31, 2018.

  1. rs18alpha

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    Has any one used this reactor?
    I was thing about purchasing the Sera Flore reactor. The Ista is less expensive, but I don't know about the quality?
     
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    I have one, have bought two. They are fine imo in a smaller tank. The only issue I have found is the inlet where co2 comes in can break off with small effort


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    Pretty much the same thing as Sera, basically they took the blueprints and made their own or sera branded theirs (who knows).

    Only issue I had with it is that the cap for the CO2 line is not CO2 resistant plastic. It broke off into dust in 2 months or so. I replaced it with another one I had around, you can also use some silicone to seal that hose in place.
     
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