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Old 12-05-2008, 10:13 AM   #1
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Question RO/DI Options

Hey guys, I am just trying to get some input in setting up another canister for my RO/DI unit. I received another canister from where I ordered it from and now I don't know if I should use it as another DI canister or use it as another Sediment Filter or Micron filter. I have a 5 stage RO/DI filter.
Let me know if you guys have any Suggestions on what I should do with it....



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I would just use it as a filter. You dont need two DI cartridges. JMO
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I would just use it as a filter. You dont need two DI cartridges. JMO
Would that affect my GPD? Right now it's 75GPD so would that reduce my GPD? Would I need to upgrade my RO membrane?

If not them which filter should I use it as because there are a couple different ones?
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Why doy feel like you need another stage? Is the 5 stages not working like they should? Also moving this to the General hardware and equipment discussion.
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Why doy feel like you need another stage? Is the 5 stages not working like they should? Also moving this to the General hardware and equipment discussion.
Oh my systems working great it's just I have this extra canister sitting around so I thought I might as well put it to use since I have it might as well build a 6 stage. If I can. Thats why I just wanted some thought on what I should add another filter or DI....
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A 2nd DI is a waste. If you need to use the canister for something, fill it with GFO and use it as a GFO reactor.
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A 2nd DI is a waste. If you need to use the canister for something, fill it with GFO and use it as a GFO reactor.
What the heck is GFO?
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Iron Oxide Hydroxide (GFO) Phosphate Binders by Randy Holmes-Farley - Reefkeeping.com
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This is the actual canister I have I don't know if I can convert it to a GFO?

http://www.bulkreefsupply.com/RO/DI-Filters-&-Systems-RO-Canisters/c9_97/p511/10%22-Empty-RO-canister-(1000-series)/product_info.html
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Are you sure it is not just a spare?
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