Chloramines...grrrrr

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by Rostato, Nov 14, 2018.

  1. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer Past President

    That's one of the top reasons i use a 20" first sediment filter. Looks gross quick, but keeps working for a long time. As long as the one after looks ok and pressure Is good nothing to worry about
     
    Last edited: May 5, 2019
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  2. JVU

    JVU BOD

    Sediment filters that have some junk trapped actually start working better (smaller effective micron size) since the trapped stuff partially blocks the pores and makes them smaller. Up to a point of course.
     
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  3. Rostato

    Rostato Supporting Member

    Yeah I’ve done plenty of plumbing work on my house. It’s gross
     
  4. Rostato

    Rostato Supporting Member

    Well here is the first stage filter after 5 months. Look at how large the particles are from the canister. Crazy!

    Looking at it I think I could have maybe gotten another month out of it.

    I also noticed my incoming TDS is only around 130ppm now. So I think there was a very dirty period in December and January.

    Thoughts?

    This is the top of the filter IMG_0745.jpg

    Bottom of the filter IMG_0747.jpg

    All the particulate coming out of it
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  5. Rostato

    Rostato Supporting Member

    And the new 5 micron is on the left. It’s still the same 1 micron on the right from 12/1/18
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  6. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Supporting Member

    This reminds me that I’ve got to change my filters.
     
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  7. rygh

    rygh BOD

    Yeah, lots of crud in the lines.
    Every time I replace mine, I think .... hey ... I drink this water.
    Although I do have a carbon filter on the fridge.
     
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