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Old 08-24-2006, 12:47 AM   #1
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Anyone have experience with this RO/DI unit?


Can anyone give me any feedback on this unit? I am looking to buy an RO/DI unit and this seems to be a good deal. Any opinions would be great.

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Old 08-24-2006, 12:54 AM   #2
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Excellent unit, excellent price. Probably a bit cheaper and better than the one I have. I have a reef club buddy who has one, very cool!

7 month old 100 gallon. Hopefully on my way to a great reef tank. A few small fish and a few small soft corals. T5 HO Lights and ro/di unit.
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I have this unit, purchased from the same seller and I love it.
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I dont have that one but it looks like it would be very good. I like the price.
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I just might have to get one, that is a nice price, indeed!
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I have the exact same unit purchased through that Filter Direct ebay store. Works great, my tank is so much happier now. Been using for several months now.
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Old 08-25-2006, 10:23 AM   #7
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Nice... thanks for the replys.

What if any attachments did you guys buy with it? This is my first time buying a RO/DI unit.... what would you guys suggest?
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A float valve to shut it off when the container gets full. How many of us have gone to bed to find an overflowing recptacle when we got up????

And the faucet adapter.

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I just got mine today, except a single DI, and it came with a 3g tank.

I would DEFINATELY go with one that comes with a tank. I can already see that's great to grab a gallon of top-off water. Without, you'll be waiting 15-20 minutes for a gallon.

Took 10 minutes to install once I made a trip to lowe's to get a new coldwater feed line (my old copper tubing was worn out).

I got the 3g tank and the faucet.

I've already made about 10g with it, after flusing the first 3.

I have read that dual DI isn't needed - 0ppm is 0ppm, you can't get any cleaner that that.

I got the add-on digital dual TDS meter, which shows in/out levels - from 295 or so down to 0ppm with a single DI.

I supposed the second DI would be handy if your first DI stage started to channel or get worn down.

I already see a need for the float valve, and will be ordering that later tonight. I can drain directly into a 5g bucket that I get my sea salt in, and have it stop when its full.

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