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Old 04-01-2014, 10:09 PM   #61
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You will want two koralia 425 for this tank
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Thanks & do you know anything about ro/di systems?
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Old 04-01-2014, 10:35 PM   #63
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Thanks & do you know anything about ro/di systems?
Yes rodi is different than plain ro as it has a di resin which pulls out the last but of junk giving you 0 Tds water
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I change out the carbon and di resin every 2-3 months and my membrane yearly but I'm making around 50-60 gallons a week. It also depends on how dirty the original water is. Brs sells color changing di resin which makes it easy to know when it's time to change
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What ro/di system do you both have?
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http://www.bulkreefsupply.com/brs-5-...tem-75gpd.html
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I have the exact same but mines only 4 stage
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Is that the color changing one? & I will only be making 5 gal / week lol big difference so it will take me much longer to get through it unless my water is super dirty. Do you ever change the sediment thing or is that the membrane
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i was looking on brs and i think i should get the 6 becuase it tells you when your filters need to be replaced which would be so useful. Its just alot of money like $290 is it worth it?
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If you have an inline Tds it tells you when the filters need replaced and the di resin changes color when it needs replacing. Mine has both and it's only 4 stage.
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