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Old 04-22-2012, 02:20 PM   #1
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How do i know my bed resin filter is bad

I Have a Kent marine 4 stage ro filter I just changed all filter but the membrane one I'd say like a month ago . I noticed that the bed resin filter changed from black to a copper brownish color towards the bottom. How do I know when it's bad ?
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Old 04-22-2012, 02:29 PM   #2
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http://www.bulkreefsupply.com/store/...s-and-di-resin
Hope that works and helps
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Old 04-22-2012, 02:49 PM   #3
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Thank you , it kinda helped I'm still trying to figure out if the copper brown color Is indicating that the Cartridge is bad .
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Old 04-22-2012, 03:11 PM   #4
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Just test the TDS - if its more than zero, its time to replace. The hand held meters are fairly inexpensive, so I've been told.
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Old 04-22-2012, 06:04 PM   #5
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I will be purchasing a meter this week I don't have access to one right now .
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Old 04-23-2012, 09:25 AM   #6
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yes, a tds meter is the only way, color changing resigns tell you nothing
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Old 04-23-2012, 01:59 PM   #7
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Any specific Meter anyone recommend ?
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Old 04-23-2012, 02:39 PM   #8
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I bought the cheapest one I could find on e-bay and it works great.
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Old 04-23-2012, 02:47 PM   #9
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I bought the cheapest one I could find on e-bay and it works great.
Nice , and it's the inline one or the pen. ?
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I got the pen. It has two posts on the end. YOu just dip it in the water and it gives you a reading. Mine is like a bluish-green color. Very easy to use. Think it was about $12 or something like that.
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