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Old 02-23-2014, 12:25 PM   #11
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Mrx is your water storage container close to your tank because I have to push my bin from The bathroom to the tank and then pump it in
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Old 02-23-2014, 01:28 PM   #12
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Yes, my barrels are close to the sump and I use a 10' piece of hose connected to those pumps to remove and replace. You can extend the hose from your RODI and keep your containers close as well, as long as it's not unsightly.
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Old 02-23-2014, 02:49 PM   #13
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What's the longest extension line on a rodi unit
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Old 02-23-2014, 05:08 PM   #14
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I only have a 50 gal and I use a pump also, so much quicker and easier
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Old 04-01-2014, 10:42 PM   #15
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90 gallon I want to know how the people with over 100 gallon tanks change their water

Right now on my 120g I syphon it out into a 5gal bucket until I get my 30 gal out. Then fill it each time from the tub and dump it in after mixing. PITA. But looking into the brute trash can option.
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if you can plumb yours like the one in the link im posting, i would think it would be effortless. wish i could but im wayyy too far to my garage. that would be a lot of piping. lol

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Like Mr. X I have a 55 gallon food grade barrel with a heater and powerhead that I mix my saltwater in. When I need to do a water change its only a matter of siphoning some water out of the tank and attaching a hose to the powerhead in the barrel to siphon new water back in. I started doing this when I had my 120g up, but I now only have a 20g so a barrelful lasts me a good month or two before I need to refill.

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