Looking to order and split some siporax

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  1. dirtrider225

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    I plan on ordering 10L of siporax 25mm off of amazon, this will run $165, but I only need ~5L of it. If someone else wants the other 5L I would love to split it and split the cost as this is the best price ive found it for!

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    This sucks as I got 10 liters a couple of months back and forcefully used it as I didnt have anyone to share it . BTW , siporax 25 mm works like magic bullet !!!

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    I was like, what is Siporax, used the Google machine and now interested. Did some brief research, but looking for more. What is your motivation for this verse other media?
     
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    What's the recommended amount of that per gallon or however it's figured? I've looked into getting some but didn't want to buy 10L.
     
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    It works similar to marinepure, but doesn't leave aluminum which is why I'm leaning this way
     
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    1L per 25 gallons is what I'm reading, but that's not an exact science from what I read. My build isngoing to have a 125 gallon display and 40 gallon sump. So I'd like to keep 6 litres or about that.
     
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    Good to hear it works well for you!! Not many on this side of the pond are using it I guess
     
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    Based on my limited research, says it helps with nitrates as well because of the density.

    Anybody have experience with this
     
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    I should add that it takes a lot of time like 3 months for the media to be seeded and start reducing nitrates . This is what has been my experience . You might speed up the process by adding nopox but its not gonna happen overnight .

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    Did you end up ordering the Siporax or how did that turn out?
     
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    I have not ordered yet, I think I am going to try and go a different route for nutrients other than bacteria. (This is just anecdotal but..) I used nopox and aquaforest and kz bacteria and stuff in the past and every time I stopped doing them dinoflagellates appeared in my tank after about a month or so. I am not saying that that caused it or that stuff like that is bad, I am merely saying I am going to go a different route lost likely. Either a refugeium or an ATS. But with this hobby I change my mind 100 times before I actually do something so ask again in 2 weeks and you might get a completely different answer lol
     
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    Haha understood. In the same boat with deciding what route to go for nutrient export. I don’t know why I can’t make up my mind. :)


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