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Vertex RX-U Universal Media Reactors


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Vertex RX-U Universal Media Reactors


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Easy to unscrew PVC top featuring true union ball valves and cast acrylic tubing. Solid performance and elegant construction.

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Vertex RX-U 1.5 Liter Universal Media Filter
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Vertex RX-U 2 Liter Universal Media Filter
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Vertex RX-U 2.5 Liter Universal Media Filter
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Vertex™ Universal Media Reactors provide a practical solution by fluidizing the given medias, thereby eliminating the problem of compaction and allocating complete control of flow-through to the user.

Rx-U Plus series Media Reactor accomplish these tasks in style. Only the finest material utilized and through precise CNC machining a perfect combination of form and function has been realized. No expense was spared to offer the best quality and most versatile functionality. From Titanium Screws to QUICK-LOC lid design; ease of use, functionality, modularity and easy maintenance has been the aspirations behind designing the RX-U Series.

Rx-U plus is a perfect addition to the Vertex Universal reactor line-up for when removing the reactor from system is not possible and/or convenient. Dual chamber design of Rx-U PLUS series enables the user to remove the inner media container from the unit to facilitate an exchange without the need to remove the reactor completely. Media exchange and/or replenishment has never been easier.

Rx-U Plus units are designed for INLINE hard-plumbed and/ or REMOTE soft-hose applications. Set up is a breeze and further to that the unit can also be fully disassembled for thorough maintenance. While the reactor is perfectly fit to run probiotic media, additional Bio-Peller add-on assembly is offered for replacement of foam discs if and when desired and/or necessary.

Exclusive Features

  • Acrylic tube
  • PVC Base and lid for maximum durability
  • PN16 U-PVC Fittings
  • Onboard True Union ball valve for flow-control
  • Union Connection
  • Barbed hose connection
  • QUICK-LOC Lid design for easy removal and/or replenishment of Media
  • Dual Chamber design accommodating easier media replenishment and/or exchange
  • Titanium Screw
  • Silicone O-rings
  • Can be utilized in both internal and/or external applications

1.5 Liter Technical Data:

  • Holds 1.5 liter of media / ~50 US-fl. Oz
  • Chamber diameter; 100mm / ~4”
  • Total height; 485mm / ~19”
  • Foot-Print; 120mm / ~4.7”

2.0 Liter Technical Data:

  • Holds 2.0 liter of media / ~67 US-fl. Oz
  • Chamber diameter; 100mm / ~4”
  • Total height; 610mm / ~24”
  • Foot-Print; 120mm / ~4.7” 

2.5 Liter Technical Data:

  • Holds 2.5 liter of media / ~85 US-fl. Oz
  • Chamber diameter; 120mm / ~4.7”
  • Total height; 560mm / ~22”
  • Foot-Print; 140mm / ~5.5”
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Additional Information


Vertex RX-U Manual

Product Specs


Manufacturer Vertex


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