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Old 10-25-2013, 06:58 PM   #11
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You may not need a reactor if you do this is a good pump for it Cobalt MJ600 Powerhead - Bulk Reef Supply
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Old 10-26-2013, 03:52 AM   #12
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I already got one I traded some dead coral for one at my local lfs
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Old 10-26-2013, 04:10 AM   #13
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Now what is kalk wasser I'm confused with those
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Old 10-26-2013, 09:29 AM   #14
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Your getting ahead of your self most people dont need to dose as a water change will keep things in line Until you have a fully loaded tank with a lot of coral there no need to dose. It's good that your looking to learn about all aspects of reef keeping keep asking questions.

Here's a vid that will explain things. Two Part Mixing and Use Instructions - Bulk Reef Supply
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Old 10-26-2013, 02:42 PM   #15
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Haha I'm just wanting to learn as much as the hobby as I can. Also what's the difference between ro an ro/di water? Would my tank be fine if I just used to water?
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Old 10-26-2013, 02:54 PM   #16
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RO is reverse osmosis, it forces wate runder pressure through a semipermeable plastic film or membrane with atomic size pores in it so only pure water molecules and things approx 0.0001 microns or smaller pass through it. RO does 90 to 98% of the work so there will still be some dissolved solids present in the treated water.
DI or deionization uses plastic resin beads with ionic and cationic or positive and negative electrical charges on them to attract and cling to substances left in the water. It does the remaining 2 to 10% of the treatment.
Neither by itself is particularly good at some things so you really do need both.
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