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Old 09-19-2013, 01:22 AM   #681
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Very true but there's a lot of safety's you can run. And I also have and apex unit that will operate it and the apex alone is safety.
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Old 09-19-2013, 01:23 AM   #682
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I personally wouldnt run a direct line from the rodi to the tank. I dont like the idea that if something were to go wrong (float switch comes loose, malfunctions etc) you have a neverending supply of water that could start filling your tank. Having a 5-10g dedicated to ato, even if something goes wrong, its only going to put 5-10g into the dt.
I was going to get a 5g bucket and put a shut off float valve in it connected to the rodi with a small pump to pump water out to the sump. Now another question do you have to always add water to your 5-10g ato bucket???
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huma sorry to jack your thread. I just wanted to ask your guys opinion.
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Old 09-19-2013, 01:59 AM   #684
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I was going to get a 5g bucket and put a shut off float valve in it connected to the rodi with a small pump to pump water out to the sump. Now another question do you have to always add water to your 5-10g ato bucket???
I add water maybe once a week in the summer in the winter it should be less.
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Old 09-19-2013, 01:59 AM   #685
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I mean if you are running a dorect line to the ato bucket from the rodi unit, you mineaswell run it directly to the tank. If the ato pump gets stuck on, itll empty the bucket, therefore triggering the rodi unit, in essence itll continue to fill your tank albeit at a much slower rate
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huma sorry to jack your thread. I just wanted to ask your guys opinion.
All is good, if we are touching on a subject that someone has a question regarding, i dont mind at all.
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Old 09-19-2013, 02:02 AM   #687
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I the tunze ato pump in the bucket and the float in the sump in the compartment with the return pump
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Old 09-19-2013, 03:54 AM   #688
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Marineland is sending me 2 new heaters.... At this point though i very well might just exchange them for a different brand. Ive gone through 3 stealth heaters and now 2 visatherms... Just dont think maineland is for me. Skimmer is on schedule and should be here friday. Who knows when the wp40 will be here. Heading to bed now, will put 5g of sw in the tank tm before work to ensure my return pump isnt suckin air when i get home on sunday. Need to take the mechanical timers off and readjust them so that the lights function normally while im gone.
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Old 09-19-2013, 02:46 PM   #689
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I add water maybe once a week in the summer in the winter it should be less.
You add water to your ato reservoir once a week, Or to your sump? My tank evaporated about 1.5-2 gallons a day. I'm noticing that its evaporating less now that its cooling down. I haven't taken the ato plunge yet. I don't have any room under my stand for a ato reservoir.
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Amazon has the Jbj ato for $70. What else do you need to install this set up?
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