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Old 01-17-2013, 11:28 PM   #381
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By installing a flush kit.

http://www.bulkreefsupply.com/membrane-flush-kit.html

Not a bad idea to add a dual inline meter too if you're concerned about your TDS.


http://www.bulkreefsupply.com/dual-i...m-digital.html

FYI there is a group buy list in progress now on another thread too.
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Old 01-17-2013, 11:28 PM   #382
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Just bought a new 75gpd ro membrane and wrench off line for about $30. I hope this works. If not, boxed water from here on out it is. If anyone has any other opinions let me know I'm dying to add more fish, only 1 clown still , he goes by Kip.
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Old 01-17-2013, 11:35 PM   #383
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No need to do boxed water. You have the right idea making your own RODI water. With that you can be assured of the quality and mixing your own SW you can get all the beneficial elements needed. You have the right parts for your RODI unit all you need to do is get it working correctly and maintain it. You can also always add to it (as in more stages) in the future if you find you have the need. Don't give up, you're on the right path.
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Old 01-17-2013, 11:38 PM   #384
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Thanks a lot. I already replaced the 3 filters just waiting on the ro membrane to get here probably next weekend and I really hoped his fixes the issue. An empty 55 is becoming discouraging. I have faith lol.
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Old 01-17-2013, 11:48 PM   #385
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You may already know but run your new membrane for about an hour before collecting product water.
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Old 01-17-2013, 11:54 PM   #386
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Hard for me to see with my old eyes on a iPhone screen lol but just to clarify on your RODI filter flow should go on this order:

Incoming water goes into your first filter cartridge. Then through your second filter cartridge. Then into the RO membrane, and lastly through the DI resin.
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Old 01-18-2013, 12:22 AM   #387
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Yeah it's hooked up correctly. Thank you so much.
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Cool. Hope things go well.
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Old 01-18-2013, 02:20 AM   #389
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Thanks Keith
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How does the water test now? As stated above, you should definitely run it for a while before testing/using the water. I usually let it run for about an hour.
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