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Thread: sump question
09-27-2011, 07:38 PM #1
i have a 125 gallon tank i am setting up for a freshwater stingray. i build a wet/dry sump and i was woundering if i could divert some of the water from the sump through my reverse osmosis filter and then right back into the tank. to reduce the number of water changes.
09-27-2011, 07:43 PM #2
Doubt you'd have enough pressure. Do the water changes.
09-27-2011, 08:03 PM #3
I'm sure you can if you have an appropriately sized pump
09-27-2011, 09:36 PM #4
You certainly could do that. You might have to add a pump in order to get the minimum pressure required for the RO unit.
I would also think your membrain would clog up pretty fast doing that, and those things are very $$$.
It might be a lot cheaper to stick with the waterchangesIf you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
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09-27-2011, 10:01 PM #5
+1 to cliff. stick with WCs and youll be fine.KING OF THE GOLD BARBS RAWR!!!!
I wonder if i plant one of my tiger barbs would the demon seed grow to a full tree?
gotta love them bunnies!
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