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Old 11-18-2012, 07:27 PM   #11
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[QUOTE=Cbcrash;2205763]I am not sure what a Tds meter does, I don't mind spend 200. Just as long as I won't have ammonia going into my tanks when I'm using prime to remove it. It's a losing battle. My PVC pipes are full of gunk. And right now I have no filter at all. Prime is good but my fish have problems. Does it go under the sink and easy to install? Thanks
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I've seen a few YouTube vids on under-sink installs that look painless
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I am not sure what a Tds meter does, I don't mind spend 200. Just as long as I won't have ammonia going into my tanks when I'm using prime to remove it. It's a losing battle. My PVC pipes are full of gunk. And right now I have no filter at all. Prime is good but my fish have or
TDS = total dissolved solids. The inline meter basically tells you how much is coming into the filter and how much is going out after being filtered.
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Old 11-19-2012, 09:48 PM   #14
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I think quitting all together sounds like a better idea
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Old 11-19-2012, 09:54 PM   #15
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I've seen a few YouTube vids on under-sink installs that look painless
That's what I did. BRS has a valve that will install between the supply valve coming out of the wall and the flexible hose going to the faucet. Then I used a saddle fitting for the waste water tapped right into the drain line. Two screws in the wall under the sink in the cabinet to hold it up (optional) and you're all set. I just open the cabinet to get out the line when I need water.
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I am seriously considering an ro filter for my sink. My tap water is a joke. Ammonia and lots of chemicals. I use prime which helps but my fancy goldfish have folded fins, curled fins, I'm not sure what ro to get. 3 stage 4 stage etc. any recommendations would help. It's a losing battle with the tap water. I do water changes once a week. Thanks
Generally speaking, the more stages you have, the longer each filter lasts and the purer the water comes out. If you have ammonia in the tap, I think you'd need one made to handle chloramine. I'd get at least a 4 stage (sediment, carbon, RO, DI). A typical 5 stage adds another carbon block.
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Is there a 4 stage u recommend?
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Old 11-21-2012, 08:34 AM   #18
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Is there a 4 stage u recommend?
Yes! It's on sale today too... Just got the email.

http://www.bulkreefsupply.com/brs-4-...m_medium=email
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Can't get it today. How long is it on sale for?
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Old 11-21-2012, 08:46 AM   #20
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Dunno but it's a BRS proprietary item, so when you're ready keep your eye out for a group buy on here and you can probably get about 10% off!
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