- Our user-friendly give you a visual cue when it's time to replace it: it changes color from white to pink! Once the color change is complete, you'll know it's time to replace the media (although you should still be checking your levels regularly with a pH test kit).
- Our media isn't teeny-tiny like competitor products. We picked a perfectly pelletized size for minimal dust and maximum performance.
- We've got nothing to hide. There's no secret recipe or proprietary blend. You should always know what you're putting into your tank, so that's why we put it on the label! Our media is a precise mixture of Calcium hydroxide (Ca(OH)2) and Sodium Hydroxide (NaOH).
- Our convenient size (1kg) or 2.2lbs makes sure you get exactly what you need.
- Fill your reactor with CO2 Absorbent Media
- Connect the output of the reactor to the skimmer's intake
- Monitor your pH and replace the media once it turns pink or if pH begins to drop.
Struggling with low pH? Frustrated by slow coral growth? We've got the solution!
Introducing the IceCap CO2 Scrubber and CO2 Absorbent Media
It happens to all of us at some point during our reefing careers. You've to your alkalinity level right where you want it, but you're plagued by chronically low pH. If this sounds all too familiar, then rest assured you've come to the right place. There is a solution that is neither complicated nor expensive. All you'll need is a simple device called a CO2 Scrubber. It looks very similar to a media reactor, so the familiar form factor should put you at ease before you even begin.
The IceCap CO2 Scrubber, in particular, is an attractive and affordable option that is nearly universally compatible with any aquarium running a protein skimmer. The way it works is simple: you just attach the tubing that comes with the scrubber to the air intake on your skimmer. Then, you connect the other end to the CO2 scrubber and you're done. That's it! Now you'll be able to raise the pH of your aquarium and control carbon dioxide.
It's essential to replace the media after it's exhausted. If exhausted and left to stand it will revert back to a white color. It will appear to be fresh but it is not usable anymore.
Instructions for Use
How Often Do I Replace The Media?
Once the media has completely changed colors from white to pink, you'll want to take the old media out (it cannot be regenerated) and replace it with new media.
In terms of frequency, it's going to vary from hobbyist-to-hobbyist for a variety of reasons, including the aquarium itself and the environment in which it is located (your home, office, etc.). But as a general rule of thumb, you'll want to be prepared to change the media every two weeks (14 days). We recommend always have extra media on hand. That way, you'll never be caught in a situation where the parameters you've worked hard to stabilize begin to shift.
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