Aqua Excel is a company that is rather new to the reef keeping hobby. In the short amount of time that they have been around, we have received nothing but outstanding reviews from any of their products. Even product testing their calcium reactors we found that they are comparable to nearly any of the high-priced reactors. They are efficient, very-well constructed, and have one of the best customer service experiences we have ever seen. The pumps on them are remarkably quiet, which we know is a key concern to a good deal of hobbyists. Should you have any questions about which reactor is the best choice for you, don't hesitate to Contact Us.
Calcium Reactors work by dissolving a media called aragonite to help maintain calcium and alkalinity levels (among other trace elements). When the pH inside the reactor chamber reaches a certain level, and the aragonite begins to dissolve, it then drips back into the tank to help stabilize water chemistry. Calcium Reactors are highly effective pieces of equipment, that can make 2-part dosing a thing of the past on your tank. If run a properly the media inside of a good reactor will last for about what a year in our experience. This can often save money over 2-part dosing. For more information on Calcium Reactors please refer to our Reef Info section.