Marine water - how do you go about it?

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Hello fellas!
So... setting up a 500L display (about 700 overall) and looking for a RO/DI (as they said I should do on youtube... hahaha) and here is the thing:
1- I only found RO systems so far... what about the DI?
2 - 700L of water seem pretty expensive when I check for prices online
3 - what would you guys advise?

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Reply #1

Welcome!
I would strongly recommend making your own water as it put you in control and is cheaper in the long run.
You don't just need to fill the tank once, but also have a supply for water changes.
DI is an ion exchange resin pod that fits after the RO system. Many suppliers will sell both together but you can get them separately.

Personally I have very soft tapwater so I don't use RO and just have a big DI vessel.

Hope that helps a bit?


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Reply #2

Hi have a look at this one, is what I use

http://www.osmotics.co.uk/products/4-Stage-75-Gallon-Per-Day-Reverse-Osmosis-System-with-DI.html

It comes with a di pod

On point 2 do you mean a tank?

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Reply #3

Thanks mate!

yes... point 2 is related to the overall volume (display tank + sump = about 700L)...

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Reply #4

What manufacturers have you looked at?
ND aquatics is good and you can specify how you want it.

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Reply #5

Don't take this wrong but if you are worrying about cost of tank / sump for a 700L system then be prepared for the running costs of a system that size and the equipment needed !!

I used ND aquatics and been very happy so far.

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