Reef Octopus 5000 Calcium Reactor SRO-CR5000

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Super Reef Octopus 5000 Calcium Reactor SRO-CR5000

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  • Super Reef Octopus 5000 Calcium Reactor SRO-CR5000


Rated for Aquariums up to 500 Gallons

Footprint: 16.5″ x 11″ | Body Diameter: 9″ | Height: 23″ 
Recirculation Pump: Water Blaster 5000


High performance reverse flow design, superior craftsmanship and a 3 year pump warranty are just a few of the features on the Super Reef Octopus calcium reactors. If you are concerned about calcium levels due to your calcium loving animals look no further than our SRO calcium reactors. All SRO calcium reactors come with our high water volume Water Blaster pumps which come standard with Silicone Carbide shafts and bearings, this means no worries of moving parts freezing up causing broken shafts. All SRO calcium reactors come with PH probe holders to monitor PH inside the first chamber of the reactor. Equipped with a PH probe holders to mount a PH probe to monitor Ph levels in the main reactor chamber and built in bubble counters to monitor Co2 drip rates. To help you meet the challenging task of maintaining alkalinity, calcium and trace elements, consider adding a Super Reef Octopus calcium reactor to your aquarium system. 

How it works

A calcium reactor is essentially a chamber full of aragonite, which is the crushed skeleton of ancient hard corals. Aquarium water is pumped through this chamber along with pressurized carbon dioxide (CO2). The CO2 lowers the pH in the chamber to an acidic level which dissolves aragonite media into the aquarium water. In addition to dissolving the calcium, this process also dissolves nearly all the minerals and trace elements the coral used in order to grow.

Automated Calcium and Alkalinity supplementation - When set up properly and used correctly, a calcium reactor can maintain or increase calcium levels with little to no maintenance.

Quick Overview

Supply your aquarium with its' demand for Calcium / Alkalinity

- 500 Gallon – Light Demand        |        450 Gallon – Medium Demand        |        370 Gallon – Heavy Demand 

Techinical Specs

Body Size: 9″  
Footprint: 16.5″ x 11″
Total Height: 22.8″
Media Capacity: 9.3 Liters \ 20-24lbs of course media
Inlet Size:  1/4"
Max Feed Rate: 150GPH 
Note: Suggest a feed pressure slightly higher than a full flowing influent

Recirculation Pump Information

Water Blaster 5000
Wattage: 60w

Warranty - 3 year warranty on pump and 1 year on reactor body 

Additional Information

Manufacturer Vue Technology