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Old 06-27-2011, 10:44 PM   #151
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I've heard about there maybe being phosphates?? Is there a test kit for that? Or does the tds take car of that
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Old 06-27-2011, 10:51 PM   #152
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There is a tes t for phosphates but ro/di water should have none.
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Only reason I'm worried is because my unit is used and I'm not sure if the filters need changkng
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TDS will tell you that.
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Old 06-27-2011, 11:49 PM   #155
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Wow just tested my tap water it's at 126 my ro is comin out at 4 !!
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Old 06-28-2011, 09:00 AM   #156
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How's the ammonia and cycling going btw? I havent seen you doing any more pwc's so maybe its stabilized and finished the cycle?


My tap water is at 225ppm and the ro/di water comes out at 0.
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My ammonia hasn't moved in at least 2 weeks or so and my nitrates are 5-10. I have been doing a 10 g weekly water change on Tuesday's, this time I will use my own ro for the first time Hopfully it doesn't kill everything in the tank, Hopfully it will help get rid of my hair algae, the lfs ro was tds 26 or so
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Thats great news. Guess your tank finally cycled. YAY!

The ro/di is the best thing you can do for your tank. It will def help with the algae for sure.
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Figures crossed it will, and thank you for being so helpful throughout the cycling experience
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I'm glad I was helpful. makes my day actually. Thanks
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