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Old 01-01-2006, 03:01 PM   #1
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I'm making my first purchase from GARF and i was wondering if anyone has purchased from there? Results? anyone have any luck with the GARF 'grunge'? TIA
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Old 01-01-2006, 04:41 PM   #2
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I have ot purchased from them but many here have. Try a search for garf grunge and see what you get. It comes with raving reviews on this site.
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I was going to say that I `ve never used them but I`ve heard nothing but good reviews
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i did the search and did find great reviews and some bad, but thats to be expected. i guess i'll have to wait and see what i get i also purchased the reef janitor crew from GARF as well, GARF touted this as their "Diatom Crew" because i have a nasty outbreak of brown algae/diatoms...TIA, comments welcome
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my tank has been up for 2 months now..i know diatoms are expected but i didnt think it would be this bad
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Let me ask you another question. Did you use tap water to make your salt water.? It might have heavy dose of silicates in it which feed diatoms. Just a suggestion.
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yes i use tap water and i know its heavy with silicates, but i take precautions as best i can...i might just invest in a tap water purifier and not go for the RO/DI unit, or go with distilled water
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GET RO/DI Unit.. There cheap enough on ebay look for filterdirect seller.. Get the ro-6102 DINT 100gpd make sure though if you buy it ask for the DOW 75gpd Membrane. They will replace the 100gpd membrane with a 75gpd membrane.

Tap water is your problem, Buy a ro/di unit and a tds meter..
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