Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
Old 02-24-2005, 08:10 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Apprentice
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Norfolk, VA
Posts: 25
Water filtration question

I have a DI filter for my tap water. Will this suffice to produce, or should I invest in a RO/DI filter? I plan on (for the time being) running a FOWLR tank.


Aqualis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-2005, 10:18 PM   #2
AA Team Emeritus
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Chatsworth, GA
Posts: 4,071
Send a message via Yahoo to loganj
The DI will produce good water. The problem is, unless you already have VERY good tap water, it will exhaust quickly. DI is a costly way to make water in most cases. The RO membrane will remove most of the dissolved solids from the water before it gets to the DI, which will make the DI last a lot longer.

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Logan J
loganj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2005, 08:03 PM   #3
Aquarium Advice Addict
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY
Posts: 3,294
second that.......
9/02-125 REEF, 125 lbs LR,LS 4x160 VHO, Reef Devil /Sump, Fuge
7/03-55 FOWLR 60lb LR, 50 lb SD sand 2x40 NO strip light, Reef Devil/sump, Fuge

TANK PICS http://www.aquariumadvice.com/viewtopic.php?t=98202
seaham358 is offline   Reply With Quote


Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
A question re: filtration, water changes, and Tropheus sp. BrownBullhead Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 4 01-04-2006 10:25 PM
water filtration KINGOFZED Saltwater Reef Aquaria 1 06-20-2005 11:43 AM
Water Filtration System penguinsix Saltwater Reef Aquaria 5 01-26-2005 10:38 PM
filtration for tap water aggressivefish Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 5 10-17-2004 01:33 AM
water filtration question. ericosuave Saltwater Reef Aquaria 1 07-10-2004 01:29 PM

» Photo Contest Winners

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:49 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.