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Old 01-01-2012, 01:37 AM   #1
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Switching from tap water to RO

Hi guys,
I was just wondering what is the best way to change my tap to RO water.(it's 110l) Should I just change about 10l a week or leave just a few litres, just enough for the fish and drip in about 80 litres over about a day or any of your techniques
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Old 01-01-2012, 02:38 AM   #2
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Just do week like water changes about 25 to 50 % you will love what ro di water does for you
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Old 01-01-2012, 05:24 AM   #3
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Ok thanks,
How many times would I have to do 50% wc to have good enough water to be able to keep corals?
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Old 01-01-2012, 05:40 AM   #4
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also does this look like a good RO Unit
4 STAGE WITH DI AQUARIUM RO REVERSE OSMOSIS SYSTEM UNIT MARINE DISCUS FISH | eBay
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To have not seen any like that but all the information about it seems right and of you do weekly 30% wc you should have water in a month or two but you can have corals now ro water is just a plus that is better for them
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Old 01-01-2012, 04:02 PM   #6
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You can keep corals with tap water in some places like NY like i am the water is pretty good!ive had no problems yet but then again its only been up and running for a lil less than a month
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Yes this is true but you should have your water tested be for you do
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Old 01-01-2012, 11:37 PM   #8
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City water is treated with chlorine and contains other things that will fuel algae growth. I started my tank with tap water, switching to ro/di was the best decision I've made for my tank. Improvements are not immediate though, so be patient.
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I started mine with tap in august...switched to distilled (cant afford an RO unit at the moment) in late october....MAJOR difference!! The GHA is almost non-existent in the tank now along with some other algae's that were taking over.
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