Deltec KM500ST Kalkwasser Stirrer
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Kalkwasser - Translates from the German for limewater and is a solution made by dissolving Calcium Hydroxide in water. The resultant fresh solution is alkaline with a pH of 12.4 and contains a ready supply of both Calcium ions and Carbonate ions.
The solution reacts readily with CO2 in the atmosphere to form calcium carbonate and so it must be made in a relatively air tight environment which is where the kalkwasser stirrer comes in to play.
The KM500ST is a stirrer suitable for larger tanks up to 6700 lts - 1500 UK gallons - 1800 USG and will produce up to 10lt - 2.6 USG of kalkwasser per hour.
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KM500ST Stirrer: Article No. 87002000
Can be stood on the outside of the aquarium or sump.
Must gravity feed back into the water supply.
Feed with RO water from a reservoir or direct from the RO unit.
Use in conjunction with a top up system.
Supplied with 500ml tub of RowaKalk.
Makes up to 10lt 2.5 USG of kalkwasser per hour.
L 220mm W 220mm H 480mm.
L 8.7" W 8.7" H 19".
7.5V 3 watts consumption.