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  1. Skimmers & other filtration
    OK, it is coming up to about 6 months for my sediment and carbon block filter. So in theory the filters should be replaced every 6 months. However, I was running the numbers... I use 5g of RO/DI per week, thus about 22.5g per month. In addition, I use 20g worth of RO/DI per month for NW. Thus...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Okay, I received an email message today from Pet Solutions about specials on Aquarium Cleaning Products. Well, it had a link to this product and I just had to take a look at it. Obviously curiosity got the better of me. :) I am wondering if anyone has ever seen one of these in person or even...
  3. Palmetto Marine Aquarium Club
    Like the title says, our club buy for July is with Air Water Ice. They are mainly known for their ro/di filter kits and supplies, but you can check out their website for all of their stuff. They are offering us a 10% discount on purchases up to $1000, 15% off for purchases between $1000-2000...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I have a Deluxe Kent 35 gpd Hi-S R/o di unit. http://www.drsfostersmith.com/product/prod_display.cfm?c=3578+4395+4453&pcatid=4453Since I received the system I have been unable to get more than 5 gallons a day out of it. I just purchased a TDS meter and saw that my TDS prefiltration is around...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I've had my RO/DI for 3 years and haven't ever changed any of the cartridges. (bad me!) so my tds is now 2 ppm, and I guess its time for a change. I know it needs a DI because the thing has changed color, and I've never changed either of the sediment filter/ carbon - might want to do that too...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    YES! I have official began my build. I am upgrading my 75 gallon. I will post some pics of the room that I am partitioning off and what the plan is. -I ordered the tank today. Will be here on Friday (I know, quick huh) -Will get a hundred pounds or so of live rock on Sat. -Bought an...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hello - I bought a house and it came with a large aquarium. The time has come to change the various filters. It has an airwaterice ro/di filter that I have found replacement filters for, but there is a 3 chamber filter with dvoneb aqua ro markings on it for which I cannot find information. There...
  8. Skimmers & other filtration
    I just wanted to see if this sounds right to you guys. I want to change all the filters in my ro/di. The best price I have found is : 75 gpd Filmtec RO membrane $38.00 2-pack, Specialty Sediment Cartridge, 1 Micron Depth Filter $7.99 Color changing mixed bed DI resin refill $12.00 Carbon...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    before I go and buy a RO unit whats the requirements, (as in what do I need before I go and buy one like some uncontrolable money spending fool) to set one up and which one should I buy? Tired of buying water from the LFS and keep getting water with sand and diatoms growing on the sides of the...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Ok, so I only needed to fill two DI cartridges, I ordered 5 lbs of media:confused: Do I just double bag the stuff and save it? It will take a couple of years to use up this amount. It is moist in the bag so I am worried about mold or drying out. How long can I store it or are the folks at our...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Okay, you said be patient - I was, I waited an extra week J Anyway, here it is day 35 and I have loaded my Tank (kinda and within $$$). Don't' worry unlike my first post, pics are included below. Specs are listed below. Stock 24g JBJ Nano, added a Koralia for flow (nano version) 20 lbs LS, 10...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all ,I have a question about my water system .It is a six stage system with 3 di canisters and is only like 2 months old and everything has been fine till my last bunch of water I made my tds was up like 25 I wouldnt think the filters need changing yet. What the question is how long and...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I was wondering how many of You have replaced the RO membrane in your RO units in the past. Not the other Cartridges just the Ro membrane
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    what is the pH of ro/di water suppose to be?
  15. General Reef Discussion
    I just got a TDS meter last weekend and realized that my RO/DI hasn't been hooked up correctly for months, so I've essentially been putting tap water into my tank! :eek: The membrane wasn't pushed in far enough, so there was only a 10 point drop between the tap water and the filtered water...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Hi. I'm connie's husband, Scott. I'm installing her purely H20 optima vision series ro/di system. If anyone has experience with this hook up, please help. There's a black tube and a white tube coming out of the ro membrane. Black is for waste, what is the white for, the float valve...
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    i have 55 gal.
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Does anyone have any advice where to find a good deal on an RO/DI unit for my house? I am tired of going to the grocery store for water. I want to be able to use it for my in-duct humidifier (misting type), my tap next to my sink, and (duh) my tank. My tank is 125 w/100G stock tank. I'm...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Well, I have had my RO/DI unit for about 4 years, and no matter how I dial it in, or replace the cartidges, I can't get a TDS reading below 34 anymore. So it was suggested the the membrane is starting to go bad. If it is the membrane going bad, it was also suggested that in some cases, it is...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Any reason why i couldnt use treated tap water for quarantine. While replacing my ro/di carbon block filter i dropped the housing and it cracked:doh:
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