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Old 01-25-2006, 10:30 PM   #1
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New R/O unit

I just got my new Coralife pur flo R/O unit today. I hooked it up per the instructions. How much flow should i get out of the blue good water tube? My water pressure here is not very good. But this thing only runs at a fast drip. And the red waste line is a small steady stream. And my water is very cold here also.
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Old 01-25-2006, 11:39 PM   #2
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That sounds about right. What gph is your ro unit rated at?
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Sounds right. Some people run the waste water into their washing machine etc. I run mine into the swimming pool. Helps keeps the water cool in the summer.
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Yep, fast drip or trickle is normal. this is why I got the one with a holding tank. you can add a holding tank to yours. that way you have 2.5 gal "on tap" and will only slow to a trickle if you use that up. Some people have big trash cans with float switches which they keep full to have even more on tap.
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I run mine into the swimming pool.
I thought your tank was your "swimming pool" :P
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Old 01-26-2006, 10:08 PM   #6
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Well thanks for the info. And Sango my RO unit is a 24gpd. My wife has run this thing all day long and we have maybe got 7gal in about 12 hours. I may invest in a pump unit, my water pressure here is real low.
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