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Old 05-08-2006, 09:34 PM   #11
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Like I said, using all Ro/DI water is ideal. However, using a mixture of SW made from both tap and RO/DI water will work for the initial fill. Tap water can and does introduce heavey metals, PO4, TDS and the like into the water. Using a good water conditioner will help with this but not eliminate it. Sometimes you just need to think in terms of "practicallity". Again, when it comes to top-off and PWC its RO/DI all the way.
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I filled my tank with RO/DI initially. Only took 2 weeks. I think that is what lando is referring to. How long do you have and also if you are buying water it could get expensive for water you are utimately going to ruin with a cycle.
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I filled my tank with RO/DI initially. Only took 2 weeks. I think that is what lando is referring to.
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I filled three 30 gallon trash cans from wally mart in two days.. mixed salt and got tank up in three days.

I just put the line in an empty 30 gallon tank before bed... and woke up 8 hrs later to see it 3/4 full. It works.. just dont forget about the rodi unit. I've forgotten about mine twice... had a floor full of water to show for it.
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