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Old 04-13-2011, 11:11 PM   #1
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RO Water

I recently started making it and was wondering is it really that much better than regular water.
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Old 04-13-2011, 11:13 PM   #2
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Yes definitely use it or you will get a Cyanobacteria infestation like me. I just switched to ro water
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Tap Water in the Saltwater Reef
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Old 04-14-2011, 08:52 AM   #4
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Yes definitely use it or you will get a Cyanobacteria infestation like me. I just switched to ro water
Well I'm glad I got my RO filter before I set up my new tank.
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yea i tested my phosphate from my tap water its 1.0 so if i didnt use a ro unit i would definately have some type of algae outbreak by now lol
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I'm on the same boat as Ryan, I used tap to top-off, and I'm starting to see patches of cyano and HA. Now I have RO to top off

IMO a priceless thing to get
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An RO/DI unit is the best investment you can make for your tank. Controlling what goes into your tank is crucial to it's well being and the RO unit is the foundation of that control.
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An RO/DI unit is the best investment you can make for your tank. Controlling what goes into your tank is crucial to it's well being and the RO unit is the foundation of that control.

+1, like I said, priceless
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I was foolish and used to use tap water as well. Now that I use ro/di, I also find that the water looks clearer. So another plus in my books.
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