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Old 05-04-2006, 11:58 PM   #11
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Thank you for the pics! Nice setup. It will come in handy come install time either way I go.
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Old 05-11-2006, 10:07 AM   #12
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Well, I completely switched gears and went with the JBJ ATO topoff system connected to a reservoir instead of directly connecting to the RO/DI unit. I was concerned about 2 things:

1. Potential flooding which would kill the tank as well as my living room.
2. The constant on/off of the RO/DI unit. I read that the constant on/off allows a lot of impurities by as the unit doesn't build sufficient pressure across the membrane.

Plus, with a reservoir I have to ability to dose Kalk if needed. I did plumb the reservoir directly to the RO/DI unit with a ball shut off valve. Therefore, when I need to fill it, there is still no carrying buckets of H20.
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Old 05-11-2006, 10:21 AM   #13
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Not sure how dosing in a reservoir works when you may be only pumping a gallon or so at a time. I guess there is calculation that works for that, huh?
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My thought was if needed, I could add kalkwasser to the 4g reservoir. I might configure a separate dosing system. Not sure at this point what my Ca requirement will be as I have yet to add any animals.
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