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Old 07-12-2013, 02:37 PM   #1
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Evaporation

I have a 65 gallon tank with no top and my water from the sump evaporates quickly does this happends a lot
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Old 07-12-2013, 02:42 PM   #2
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Evaporation is normal. Top off with RO/DI water to replace the lost water. DO NOT use salt water for top off.
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Old 07-12-2013, 06:24 PM   #3
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I lose around 5 gallons a day from my 180
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I lose around 5 gallons a day from my 180
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I have to refill my res 2x a week thank goodness for the ATO
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I lose around 5 gallons a day from my 180
Wow my 180 only loses maybe 1-1.5 GPD
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Lots of water surface movement contributes to higher evaporation but it does benefit more oxygen and higher PH
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Old 07-13-2013, 01:52 AM   #8
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I had no top on my 56 gallon and lost around 3 gallons a weak. I have a top on it now and loose only 3% of that now. I also had problems with insects landing in my tank and the top helped 100%.
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I go through around 5-7 gallons a day on a 220 gallon system. Ro/di unit has more than paid for itself at this point. Great purchase if you are considering one.
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