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  1. DIY Forum
    So, I recently constructed a homemade tap water filter I found online. Its merely a 1 1/2" PVC pipe with poly fill and carbon in a media bag shoved into it. One end is fitted to the laundry sink and the other I put a valve to control the outflow. Any thoughts on how well this set up will...
  2. Dosing and reactor equipment
    I just cleaned my reactor and am finding a lot of detritus at bottom of ractor. It is fed from my main tank pump and food and things trickle in to reactor. I want to find a way to make a filter that wont reduce water presure but allow for filtering water. Any ideas would be appreciated.
  3. General Reef Discussion
    trying to reduce my nitrates using the Tap Water Filter http://www.drsfostersmith.com/product/prod_display.cfm?c=3578+4395+4484&pcatid=4484 just noticed after puttin salt in i got black sut or something on bottom of 30gal tank. i think it is charcoal from the cartridge. was a new filter when...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I just moved and am setting up a new 95Gal. In my house there is a 3 stage Dupure Purotwist RO filter under neight the kitchen sink which filters water to RO. Is this filtration the same as an aquatic RO system and should I used this instead of investing on a water filter?
  5. Reefing Equipment
    hey im looking to get a ro/di system for my home and have no idea what to be looking for. some info would be wonderful. im looking for what micron and 2 or 3 filter any thing helps thank you.
  6. General Reef Discussion
    :angry: Well I gave it a hell of a shot and it's finall it just doesnt work, it was easy to fix all the fittings that leaked that was very easy, I did have the RO membrane upside down at first :lol: that was also easy to fix, I let it run over night for 5 nights and tested every morning not once...
  7. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    About 3 days ago I placed rock into my SW tank (some base and some live rock). I didn't think about turning off my water filter even though there was a lot of loose particles flying around. I have a power filter Penguin 350 (for up to 70g). I just looked at my tank and saw that the filter wasn't...
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