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Old 11-29-2012, 04:40 PM   #1
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My first saltwater tank.

I am getting my 1st saltwater nano tank in January. It will be 10 gallons and an already established tank. Because it's my first, I don't know much. Any advice??
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Keep an eye on your parameters. Test water weekly. Test salinity twice a week. Use RODI water. Ask whenever you have a question
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Thanks. RODI water? Is that the same as reverse osmosis water?
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Yeah. Same thing.
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Thanks. RODI water? Is that the same as reverse osmosis water?
Almost.... The RO part is reverse osmosis, the DI part is deionized. RO removes most of the contaminants in the water, but not all. DI finishes off the process to achieve 0 TDS (Total Dissolved Solids).
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Almost.... The RO part is reverse osmosis, the DI part is deionized. RO removes most of the contaminants in the water, but not all. DI finishes off the process to achieve 0 TDS (Total Dissolved Solids).
Awesome. So, will deionized water accomplish the same purpose as RODI? Or as RO? Are they interchangeable?
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