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Old 11-02-2010, 09:51 AM   #11
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Hmmm, tap water on an army post? Have you thought about getting an RODI unit?
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Old 11-02-2010, 09:54 AM   #12
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I just got an RO unit from a friend of mine, so I will start using that. I plan on doing a water change within a few days one I accumulate the water. This is the one that I got. Is this one pretty decent? It seems like it would be.

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Working for a water municipality I would say that there is a very good chance that the phosphates are coming from your tap water. There are many things that are added to tap water in the name of purifying water. Things like phosphates, nitrates, chlorine, flouride, ammonia and other heavy metals. Good for us humans but bad for our SW reefs.
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that looks like a good RO/DI system. Should make a difference in the long run.
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Yes I do believe that is where all my phosphates are coming from. Not to mention the other things you have mentioned. So hopefully the new to me RO unit will be better for my animals.
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I sure hope it makes a difference in the long run. It makes me feel bad that I have been giving my animals less then perfect conditions.
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