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Old 05-24-2010, 11:14 PM   #301
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Sounds like you really stirred things up in the tank during the pwc. That will fuel more algae growth.

Where is that silicate coming from?

No more changes for 2 weeks. Let things settle out for a while. Just do pwc's and siphon what you can of the cyano. Then reassess the situation.
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coming out of my 4 month old RO/DI
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coming out of my 4 month old RO/DI
And that's when your problems started to get worse right?
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And that's when your problems started to get worse right?
no they did not get worse then they got worse in the last few weeks and really bad Thursday.
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I think my RO/DI just came with a cheap set of filters so I need to replace them all. Is there a best combo for a 4 stage unit? I have the Petsolutions 100gpd
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I'm not sure what filters are best but I think you just solved one piece of the puzzle
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me either nor I know which ones will fit it other than there brand
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Those look like standard 10" cannisters. You may want to try AirWaterIce.com for a new set of filters. It looks that unit has 1 sediment filter, 1 carbon, then the RO membrane, then the DI cartridge. You may want to call or email AWC to get their recommendation on the filter set you want. I have 2 carbon chambers so I run a 10 micron sediment > 5 micron charcoal > 1 micron charcoal before the RO membrane.
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I just ordered a SpectraPureŽ SilicaBuster Color Indicating Mixed Bed Multi Layer DI Cartridge but i will look into AirWaterIce.com cause I have decided to get a second set to have on hand when I need instead of having order and wait. Thanks
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adding snails tonight. I hope they show up today anyway
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