Mixing sw

Discussion in 'Lighting, Equipment & DIY' started by jay0705, Jan 9, 2018.

  1. 2quills

    2quills Administrator Staff Member

    From what I can see yes, they will fit your canisters. Depending on where your unit came from it may have been sold with a standard carbon block. But I see some retailers selling those units with premium carbon blocks.
     
  2. jay0705

    jay0705 Administrator Staff Member

    Quills i tell you this stuff is a pain in the a$$!!!! Lol i called aqua fx to see whats what. Fella said the system should remove everything. Said it could be a bad test kit. So i shall try a new one and see
     
  3. 2quills

    2quills Administrator Staff Member

    It can cause one to pull their hair put if ya let it lol.

    Easiest thing I can think of would be to test your tap water, your RO, the mixed water and the aged water of your tank. Odds are your tank should be zero. I suspect the mixed water should be dropping by now. And continue to monitor your tap and fresh RO for a while to pick up on any trends from your water supply or filters effectiveness.

    I'm curious to hear results of the new kit.

     
  4. jay0705

    jay0705 Administrator Staff Member

    Thank you sir. I will keep you posted. As of yest tap and ro/ di was basically clean. Mix was still around 2ppm. So if the new test shows same, i shall try a brand new mixing cantainer and powerhead lol
     
  5. lmforbis

    lmforbis Administrator Staff Member

    The unit may be a pain now but you’ll love it in the end.
    I have mine plummed directly to my mixing container with a float valve in the container. I also have it plumed to my ATO the same way. I do have a ball valve on each end. I don’t trust the float valves entirely. After a while I decided to include drinking water so I bought the storage tank and adapters (don’t want drinking water to go through DI) and a faucet from BRS. After that I decided to also plum it to my fridge. The only down side is when I am refilling my water tank I can’t get drinking water.
     
  6. jay0705

    jay0705 Administrator Staff Member

    I do love the unit. Its very easy to use. Its this dam ammonia issue driving me nuts. The guy i spoke with at the manufacturer said it will remove everything. So iam hoping its just a bad test kit or worse case need a diff carbon filter
     

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