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Old 07-17-2012, 02:33 PM   #71
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Do u have to use a Ph in the extra water or can use an Air pump?
As long as it will dissolve the salt in a timely manner you can use just about anything. Power head, water pump, air pump, you with a big stick and a lot of time.... some are just more efficient then others... and less tiring.
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Old 07-17-2012, 03:01 PM   #72
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As long as it will dissolve the salt in a timely manner you can use just about anything. Power head, water pump, air pump, you with a big stick and a lot of time.... some are just more efficient then others... and less tiring.
Haha ok
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Old 07-17-2012, 03:03 PM   #73
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As long as it will dissolve the salt in a timely manner you can use just about anything. Power head, water pump, air pump, you with a big stick and a lot of time.... some are just more efficient then others... and less tiring.
I'm thinking with a couple of powerheads angled to flow with the wall and placed at different heights in the trashcan should create a nice stirring effect less work for me lol
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so i'm looking at different RO/DI units and i have no idea what size i need. these are all rated at different gallon per day. Since my tank is only 70+20(sump) should i go for one of the 50-60GPD units?
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so i'm looking at different RO/DI units and i have no idea what size i need. these are all rated at different gallon per day. Since my tank is only 70+20(sump) should i go for one of the 50-60GPD units?
Should be just fine. Any will work it just depends on how fast you want to make water. Your tank size wont matter. For the ro/di I would also recommend getting a cheap handheld tds meter to check the water(unless you get one with build in TDS meters). I got mine for like 5.00 off ebay works fine.
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I'm picking up a 3 or 4 stage unit after work today from a friend who has an extra unit available. Nice and cheap as well
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That's great! A great start to the beginning of a great tank
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Old 07-17-2012, 04:21 PM   #78
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I'm picking up a 3 or 4 stage unit after work today from a friend who has an extra unit available. Nice and cheap as well
Nice you will definitely want a TDS meter then to make sure the filters are still ok in it.

TDS Nutrient Testing Meter | eBay

That's what I use.
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Link brings me to the eBay homepage. I still haven't bought one, I really need too. I've been going by the replace them once a year rule.
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Link brings me to the eBay homepage. I still haven't bought one, I really need too. I've been going by the replace them once a year rule.
That's odd works for me.

Try this:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/TDS-Nutrient...#ht_500wt_1180
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