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Old 07-27-2013, 11:48 PM   #1
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What ro system do you use?

I'm thinking of getting a portable to system for my apartment. Does anyone have experience or recommend one? It's gonna be for freshwater but I figure reef people may have better ideas.
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Old 07-28-2013, 12:09 AM   #2
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Check out bulk reef supply. They even have kits that have parts come with it to set up to a faucet or water hose or you can do a permanent instal. I have the 5 stage ro di plus unit. They also have video to show you step by step installation. Great place and the customer service is very helpful if you have any questions.
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Old 07-28-2013, 12:40 AM   #3
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Just buy ro water from grocery store vending machine. It's just 25 cents/gal.
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Old 07-28-2013, 12:59 AM   #4
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My grocery stores have it for like $.60 and a system would be like $150 or at least the ones o was looking at are. And they can filter like 2000 gallons
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Old 07-28-2013, 01:06 AM   #5
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Plus hauling 30 gallons a week through the store to the car, into the house sucks
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Old 07-28-2013, 01:09 AM   #6
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Just make sure the water supply pressure in your apartment is enough to get the amount you need within a reasonable time or else it would just be dripping at the ro system outlet.
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Yea I read that. Anyway to measure this?
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Old 07-28-2013, 01:19 AM   #8
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I'm at the 1st floor apartment but still the pressure is not enough. I have a reservoir tank in my ro but still i only get a gal per hour. You may need to have a booster pump to get more flow.
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Old 07-28-2013, 01:25 AM   #9
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Yea my place will be the first floor as well. Some if seen require less than 35psi old how much that is but it doesn't sound like to much
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Old 07-28-2013, 01:30 AM   #10
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That's a nominal pressure. You may need a large container since most ro will produce about 25 to 50 gal per day, You can just let it run the whole day and overnight.
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