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Old 10-24-2011, 02:47 AM   #11
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Dang thats expensive dude! For the amount it would cost you to fill your tank with sw from them, you could buy a cheaper ro unit
I can get an ro for $25 but filters are expensive
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Once your tank is cycled plan on doing a 5 to 10 gallon water change a week. The cost of buying water compared to the filters will help you decide if you want a ro filter. You should top off with ro water as well. When you buy your salt water make sure you always check the SG to make sure it is the same as in your tank sometimes the store mixes it up different.
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Once your tank is cycled plan on doing a 5 to 10 gallon water change a week. The cost of buying water compared to the filters will help you decide if you want a ro filter. You should top off with ro water as well. When you buy your salt water make sure you always check the SG to make sure it is the same as in your tank sometimes the store mixes it up different.
Whats SG? like measure it in the store?
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SG = Specific Gravity.

You want your saltwater between 1.023-1.026. Typically the LFS will test the water for you and let you know what it is at.
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Oh ok sorry, one more question. The ro/di wter at the petstore is sold with or without salt already mixed in?
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