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Old 05-25-2011, 04:48 PM   #11
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I bought 1 off eBay 100gpd portable unit for $70 4 stage works great
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Old 05-25-2011, 04:52 PM   #12
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You deff need a rodi unit I had terrible brown algea without it as soon as I bought my ro it fixed it right up. If u gonna do sw you have to spend $ and do it right
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Old 05-25-2011, 04:52 PM   #13
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Has anyone thought about going to lowes and buying all the stuff to just build there own????alot of companies use a GE ro filter that u can get from lowes anyway
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Old 05-25-2011, 04:58 PM   #14
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Well i got my unit but can't hook it up because i forgot to get a garden hose adapter and don't feel like going to the store for one right now. It came with a hand held TDS meter and a dual in-line meter.

I have two choices of where to get the water-my city water hookup and my well. The city water is reading right at 145 and the well is at 170. The only thing with the well is it has a brown color to it... but would be much cheaper to make it... choices choices choices...
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Yea but the filters would get dirty quicker city water they wouldn't
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Old 05-25-2011, 05:14 PM   #16
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That is true. I may do the first set of water (140 gallons or so) with the well water because it is so much cheaper then I can switch over to city water for the regular water changes.
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Old 05-30-2011, 03:36 PM   #17
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Well I got it installed and made my first 10g of water. How fast does that first stage filter get dirty because man it is getting red... guess I have a LOT of iron in the well water or tanning in it or something... Here is how I have it set up in my utility room:

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That's fast. Mine is starting to get a slight brown tint to it and I've made over 100 gallons.
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