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RO/DI. got the mighty mite from airwaterice.
small, compact, awesome

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Distilled water right from the start.

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Distilled water right from the start.


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brand = Wissahickon. I called them to find out about their distilling apparatus, and it's entirely glass and stainless steel, no copper anywhere. FYI.
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RO/DI need to replace it with new filters...while I get pre-mixed salt water from the LFS. I dont have to deal with the mixing mess.

Edited by rarejul, 13 September 2007 - 08:20 AM.

10 gal and 2.5= boxes of dirty water

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wow what an old thread but ill jump in
i go the ro/di route

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Wal-Mart Distilled

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RO/DI

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The wet kind

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What kind of water do you use?

Salted water...


(RO/DI :P)

Edited by HecticDialectics, 24 September 2007 - 05:53 PM.


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the kind my boyfriend brings home from the shoppe (he works at a local fish store).
Here is where you can presently find out about my 29g Nano Tank, "Zoot!'s Place"


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I get my water out of a Milli-Q system: http://www.millipore....nsf/docs/C7658

Considering the input water is DI, you can imagine the output is pretty pure. :happydance:

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My LFS has Catalina seawater for $0.55/gallon and their own synthetic saltwater for $0.95/gallon. Think I'll probably go with Catalina just mix in some calciums and trace.

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What kind of water do you use?

The wet kind! :lol:

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I use distilled from Walmart. It is $0.36 a gallon jug here. I have used it for over a year now, why does everybody say you can't or shouldn't use it in large aquariums? I want to know that for future projects.



thats the majority of what i use on my 75...no problems, have also used water from my tap, but i am on a well and tested it prior to using it
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I use this water:
http://www.asq.org/q...tup?newsID=2943
Also great for getting your cycle going!
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Filtered Ocean water from my LFs. Not the cheapest way to do it. It costs basicly $2 a gallon. But hey whats better than real sea water? I top off with the Wal-Fart stuff. Gives me a reason to go in that crap store anyway.

I buy 4 gallons a week(with 1 gallon free to fill a 5 gallon bucket), so $32 a month on water(unless I need a huge water change then a tad bit more). But to me so worth it. Don't have to mix anything, ph is right where it should be ect ect ect.

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Distilled.

As soon as I figure out how this RO thing works that a buddy gave me, ill be using RO water.
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R/O water, which I use 8 litres a week over 1 week (2 water changes a week)

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RO/Di Spectrapure



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NSW for the tank, RODI for top off.


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Primo water "wal mart" hasn't failed me yet..

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RO/Di Spectrapure

Holy chit you have a long ass shovel!

 

This thread was buried deep and you still managed to get to it lol.



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300 gal Mixed Reef

55 Gal LPS