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Old 01-15-2013, 07:38 PM   #1251
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I assume the same thing. Yeah I almost flipped a shi* when I found that out. I've been doing water changes on this tank since November every 2 weeks and topping off with this "rodi" water wondering why I can only keep 1 clown. He's pretty hardy I tell ya lol. I have a bunch of corals with the exception of a purple sea whip and pompom Xenia that died that are doing great. I can't wait to see what they look like when I get this water under control. I'm buying boxed natural sea water from petco 20 gallons I'm swapping out on Thursday until the new filters come in to get this out of my tank
Well that's good. Yeah speaking of, I may need to buy replacement filters as well. My rodi unit has been non stop ever since I bought it with having both of these tanks and doing religious water changes the way I do lol but the TDS meter is still 0 so I'm good, guess it'll just be better to have them when the time does come.
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Old 01-15-2013, 09:02 PM   #1252
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Order replacements from BRS. They have quality cartridges that filter far better and last longer than most other retailers. You probably have Depth Sediment and solid carbon blocks in your RO/DI. Those last for ages before water quality starts to decline or water pressure begins to lower.
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Old 01-15-2013, 09:04 PM   #1253
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Order replacements from BRS. They have quality cartridges that filter far better and last longer than most other retailers. You probably have Depth Sediment and solid carbon blocks in your RO/DI. Those last for ages before water quality starts to decline or water pressure begins to lower.
How long do the cartridges the unit comes with usually last? I have no idea how long they're supposed to last or an average timetable
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Old 01-15-2013, 09:31 PM   #1254
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I've read 10- 12 months.
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Old 01-15-2013, 09:32 PM   #1255
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okay i know this is off topic but i was just on ReefCleaners.com and im thinking of placing an order soon for my CUC. Just wanted some input on what i should get and how many of each. heres what i have already
6 Nassarius Snails(small)
3 Magarita Snails(medium)
1 Sand Sifting Snail(large)

More snails? hermits? stars? shrimp? etc.

Let me know what you guys think!!
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Old 01-15-2013, 09:34 PM   #1256
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I've read 10- 12 months.
Oh well in that case, i should be good for awhile. Ive only had the unit for maybe 2 months now.
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Old 01-15-2013, 09:51 PM   #1257
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I think you're okay for CUC right now. Keep in mind the snails and hermits poop too. And your system is still new so there's no need for such a big crew yet. Over time I'm sure you can add more snails. I think what you have for now is sufficient. IMO
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Old 01-15-2013, 09:54 PM   #1259
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I think you're okay for CUC right now. Keep in mind the snails and hermits poop too. And your system is still new so there's no need for such a big crew yet. Over time I'm sure you can add more snails. I think what you have for now is sufficient. IMO
Nah I wasnt gonna get em right now, just down the line, I'm gonna let my sand bed accumulate food/waste before I add more of a CUC.

I'm definitely ordering a package online tho, the prices r so much better than my LFS
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