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Old 08-13-2013, 02:11 PM   #1
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Idk what to get next

I think i know the answer but i thought i would throw it out to the experts. I have started up a 110g fowler with the hope of going reef in the future. My question is should i buy an RO/DI unit first or a carbon and gfo reactor.
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At 110gal I suggest the RO/DI unit will be needed first. You can do water changes to help all the other parameters that way.
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You should use RODI even for fowlr so definetly get the RODI.
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You may find you don't even need carbon and GFO reactors, so I would say definitely the R.O. unit.
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We all seem to agree. On smaller systems water changes are all that's needed. Larger systems with high coral loads benefit from water changes and from careful supplementation of calcium, alkalinity, etc. I don't do water changes at the scale everyone else does as I have a lot of filtration and test regularly. Mr_X on the other hand has spectacular results from keeping it simple and just doing regular water exchanges. There are those of us that suspect he is also using dark magic to grow corals, but that's another thread.
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