Octo's Bio React pellet reactor is optimised for performance. The unique vortex flow pattern within the reactor ensures optimal reaction time within the reaction chamber and also keeps all of the media fluidised, eliminating dead-spots which occur in traditional bio reactors. In traditional style reactors the simple upwards-flow allows some of the media to remain stagnant inside the reaction chamber, occasionally leading to the promotion of harmful sulphates and reducing the effectiveness of the media. Thanks to the clever Octo design, this issue is averted, as the diagonal vortex flow directors, leading water from the pump to the chamber, fluidise the media in a tornado style vortex which does not dissipate as the media increases or decreases in mass due to bacterial growth or dissolution.
BioReact is an in-sump Bio Reactor, designed for hobbyists. It helps to accelerate the growth of beneficial bacteria, and helps to ensure water clarity. It is ideal to control the Phosphate (PO4) and Nitrate (NO3) level.
Powered by our very own and reliable Aquatrance, which is both energy efficient and quiet, the BioReact is easy to set-up and allows you full flow control to the media. With a space saving footprint, it allows you more space within the sump for more products.
Made from a high quality cast acrylic body, it has a specially designed water inlet bottom chamber which prevents the media from entering the pump during a power off. A rigid sieve plate at the top cover acts to prevent the pellets from escaping through the outlet connection.
Due to the unique design of having no pipe in the middle of the chamber, it is easy to replace the cover after refilling the pellet media. The 4-direction cover also makes it easy for you to orientate the BioReact accordingly to your set-up.
For best results, it is highly recommended to use our Bio Spheres media.
Bio-Spheres are specifically encapsulated pellets with a 100% pure biological polymer solid carbon. These pellets when use with our Bio –Churn Reactor, will slowly release the polymer carbon within the marine water which will encourage the growth of beneficial bacteria and enzymes on the pellets surface.
Bio-Spheres provides a food source required for beneficial bacteria to reproduce and reduce nitrates and phosphates.