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Old 10-29-2012, 08:22 PM   #111
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What is the TDS? Are you using RO/DI water?
I use distilled, which tests 0-1. I was given an ro/di unit, but it testes 6, which Im pretty sure is too much.

It seems that once I open the distilled though, and it sits (still i'm the jug with cap on) the tds goes up..
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I would change out the membrane, filters and the DI. I change my filters when it reads 1ppm. The problem with TDS is you don't really know what it is in the water. The way I look at is if you add water with 1 TDS a day by the end of the week you have added 7 TDS. Not sure if thats true or not but thats the way I look at it
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Old 10-29-2012, 09:28 PM   #113
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I would change out the membrane, filters and the DI. I change my filters when it reads 1ppm. The problem with TDS is you don't really know what it is in the water. The way I look at is if you add water with 1 TDS a day by the end of the week you have added 7 TDS. Not sure if thats true or not but thats the way I look at it
Well, this is just a pure water club one, I don't really wanna put money into it haha
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Old 10-31-2012, 06:47 PM   #114
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Its better than nothing i am sure. As long as its at least a 4-stage i would try it. If you replace the filters as long as they are 10" they will fit another one you buy
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Yeah I get that, that's still why I was confused, because 'theroetically' I don't have excess nutrients. I use to feed JUST mysis shrimp to my Yellow Watchman Goby and a Peppermint Shrimp, but now I feed nls marine pellets cause I have two clowns. I felt like there was a bunch of excess food waste with the mysis. Could that have been it and its still recovering? I switched only 5 days ago.
IDK if this has already been mentioned because i dont want to read the whole thread but if you are still having the issue the NLS is probably the cause. NLS has alot of phosphates in it and i find any tank i feed NLS to gets Cyno. I have 3 tanks that dont use it and non of them have ever had cycno and the ones i use it in always have it.
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Old 11-01-2012, 12:00 AM   #116
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IDK if this has already been mentioned because i dont want to read the whole thread but if you are still having the issue the NLS is probably the cause. NLS has alot of phosphates in it and i find any tank i feed NLS to gets Cyno. I have 3 tanks that dont use it and non of them have ever had cycno and the ones i use it in always have it.
Matter of fact I do feed NLS pellets.. If that's really the cause i'm gonna be kicking myself hard.. Gahh..

Cause I have three tanks, none have it but the one I feed NLS in..
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Matter of fact I do feed NLS pellets.. If that's really the cause i'm gonna be kicking myself hard.. Gahh..

Cause I have three tanks, none have it but the one I feed NLS in..
yup same thing NLS is amazing for Freshwater but ime terrible in saltwater because it causes cycno. No joke every tank iv fed NLS to develops cyno within 3 weeks
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Lol sorry my pics didn't post... I'm going to post them later..
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