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Old 12-05-2005, 09:38 PM   #1
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ro waste water vs. my wife

so i just got a ro unit finally after 2 years of keeping saltwater and the first thing my wife said when she seen the waste water going down the drain was i dont bloody think so pal, since i live in a smaller town we have a seperate water bill and she thinks its gonna cost a fortune and waste water and get it out of her house and you aint ever getting another one,so my friend is getting a smoking deal on a unit thats only made 15g of water so far and im back on the phosphate remover and prime diet
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Old 12-05-2005, 09:44 PM   #2
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I ran my RO/DI drain line outside and it waters the plants in the wifes new greenhouse.
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I run the drain line into my washer.
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Old 12-05-2005, 11:12 PM   #4
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i dont really see any use i might have for it other than water for the cats and mabey the plants,but i have 5 tanks and change alot of water compared to how much water the cats drink.


humm.. mabey i just need more cats
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Old 12-05-2005, 11:39 PM   #5
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good idea on the washer! mine drians in to the same drain as the washer. it is only a foot away

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Old 12-06-2005, 01:18 AM   #6
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So get a DI unit with resin that you can regenerate....it processes all water without "waste".

Not the best application for it, but you need pure water for your reef tank long term or spend extra money for improved export.
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I use my reject water to water the plants...works fine.
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Old 12-06-2005, 03:07 PM   #8
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*hopping over from the freshies*

It costs less than purchasing RO water from the LFS, maybe you can show her the math? Oh and the cost of items/corals/fish lost from not having RO water.
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Old 12-06-2005, 04:45 PM   #9
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Everyone knows women are not good with math. Explain it to her in shopping trips.
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