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Old 09-18-2011, 11:03 PM   #101
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What is your set up like?
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Old 09-18-2011, 11:09 PM   #102
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grab my bucket, hook up my ro/di unit to the sink and wait. mix the salt. measure, stir. re check. sometimes its too much salt so i have to get another bucket and mix the two so i end up making 9-10 gallons of salt mix. its not a convenient operation at all.
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Old 09-18-2011, 11:12 PM   #103
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Hmmm...is the set up i have not space efficient for you?
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Old 09-18-2011, 11:23 PM   #104
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it is, i just havent gotten that far yet. a setup like yours is on the to do list.

now you can see why i say a trash can is such a fancy thing to have.
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Old 09-18-2011, 11:31 PM   #105
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Lol...well it was 9 dollar trash can at home depot. I really wanna get the 55 gallon barrels with the faucet drains so i can have them elevated to fill up 5 gallon buckets.
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Old 09-18-2011, 11:33 PM   #106
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ha yeah that would be nice. but im planing on the trash can and a plump to fill my tanks sans bucket.
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Old 09-18-2011, 11:54 PM   #107
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Any reason why my RO/DI unit be making a buzzing sound?
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Old 09-19-2011, 12:17 AM   #108
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AquaMaxx HOB-1 Hang-On-Back Skimmer. It has good reviews anyway. I bought it and still haven't put it on my 40 gal yet, but looks pretty nice and was a decent price.

I got the Dry Fiji rock from BRS...I loved it!! It still has some color on it as well.
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Old 09-19-2011, 12:36 AM   #109
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Any reason why my RO/DI unit be making a buzzing sound?

mine kinda does the same thing. my best guess is because of the pressure relief valve on the waste water line. i dont know if thats because the water pressure in is enough or too much. ive been wanting to put a pressure gauge on it and see where im at in relation to its operating requirements.
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Old 09-19-2011, 12:39 AM   #110
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AquaMaxx HOB-1 Hang-On-Back Skimmer. It has good reviews anyway. I bought it and still haven't put it on my 40 gal yet, but looks pretty nice and was a decent price.

I got the Dry Fiji rock from BRS...I loved it!! It still has some color on it as well.

ive been looking for a hob skimmer for my 40b build ive got going on. ive been looking at the octopus skimmers. i know carey was/is using a remora hob skimmer.
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