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Postby acexotix » Thu Jan 08, 2015 8:11 pm

I'm trying to figure out how to setup my RO setup. I have the filters but am wondering how to setup the holding tanks. Idk what i need or if i even need it to be honest. I am setting up my 29 biocube so really will only do 5 gallon or so water changes. Anyway.... advise from anyone? Id love to see some pics of your systems. Show em off!
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Re: RO setups

Postby Pallan » Fri Jan 09, 2015 8:59 am

Like to keep enough water on hand to always be able to do a 50 percent water change. What you want or need depends on space and desire. Personally I would run a 20 to thirty gallon brute trash can fill with ro. mix salt in and keep stored and heated with a power head.very simple set up . Use a float switch in the can to shut off ro water. I went overboard on mine have 3 55 gallon barrels 1 for ro 2 for salt mixing all plumbed together and to the tank to make water changes easy
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Re: RO setups

Postby Railcar79 » Fri Jan 09, 2015 11:17 pm

I keep 55 gal of rodi and 55 of mixed salt on hand. 72 gal bow tank. I have a 300 gpd system with dual DI
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Re: RO setups

Postby acexotix » Sat Jan 10, 2015 10:05 pm

Very nice! I'm debating on where to put mine. I can use my laundry room but i don't have a sink for waste. My other option is putting it on the wall in my basement brewery and using the sinks in there but I'm not sure.
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Re: RO setups

Postby SoDak » Sun Jan 11, 2015 12:17 am

Run the waste line into your washers drain line if you want it in your laundry room. Just make sure it is secured and doesn't pop out
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Re: RO setups

Postby acexotix » Sun Jan 11, 2015 10:16 am

Good idea
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Re: RO setups

Postby acexotix » Sat Jan 17, 2015 10:36 am

If i just bought a cheap trash can and filed it with RO will that work for storage? I'd like to just have everything pre mixed when needed. Wondering if there's any leaching worries from the plastic or contaminating worries from storing it
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Re: RO setups

Postby wichers » Sat Jan 17, 2015 10:47 am

Needs to be a Rubbermaid Brute Can they are commercial/food grade. Or a polyethylene tank.
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Re: RO setups

Postby acexotix » Sat Jan 17, 2015 11:43 am

Ok ty
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