GFO question good flow?

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    Alexander

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    OK so I just cleaned my reactor out and put some new GFO in there. Im new to the tech equipment like reactors and just want to know from the ones out there that have had experience with if this is a good flow for it.

    I know that you dont want it blowing around like crazy but you definitely want it rolling a little bit. Please bear with me on the first part of the video I was struggling with my light.


    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EOvH9DbuEBo[/ame]
     
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    That's exactly what mine looks like.
    Hopefully we are doing it right, but this is what BRS recommends, so that's how i have it. If there is too much flow it can break down the GFO and if it's not moving at all it can become solid.
     
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    Do you have carbon in there too? I get the pellets from BRS and they are brown and look smaller.

    Here's how mine looks.
    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jh3Bhv2CriA[/ame]
     
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    no carbon. Just phosphate media. I guess mine looks kinda similar to that.
     
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