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Discussion in 'Air, Water and Ice' started by AirWaterIce, Jun 10, 2008.

  1. AirWaterIce

    AirWaterIce Guest

    ;D Calling all Bay Area Reef Club members, Air Water & Ice offers all members a 10% discount an all our merchandise. Use the code #66903 Come check us out! :eek:
     
  2. Gomer

    Gomer Honorary Member

    Just a heads up that there is a sponsor forum and this 10% code is posted there by Apon.
    http://www.bareefers.org/discussion/index.php?board=34.0

    Thanks though. looking at your Typhoon RO system. I still use 5g jugs :D
     
  3. GreshamH

    GreshamH Guest

    Wow your bladder tanks are cheap. For me to pick up a 5.2 locally would be like $150. I just called around locally three weeks ago and nearly fell out of my chair!
     
  4. Gomer

    Gomer Honorary Member

    What exactly are bladder tanks good for?
     
  5. GreshamH

    GreshamH Guest

    In my case it helps dampen the water hammer effect (knocking pipes). It's simply a reserve tank (expansion tank in my case). I need another for a friends system of which he'll use it with a booster pump to increase efficiency.
     
  6. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics Supporting Member

    I thought that was the whole purpose of making "tee" right where the faucet comes out, and having a "dead end" pipe just about it. It holds a bit of air, so as the pressure fluctuates the air in there simply compresses.
     
  7. GreshamH

    GreshamH Guest

    Helps in most cases, didn't in mine. Trust me, I tried everything.
     
  8. Natterjak

    Natterjak Guest

    I've always wondered about the bladder tank - I have my RO hooked up to my garden hose outlet (the pipes whine like crazy when it's on), and so we only have the water on when we're actively making water. I assume this is why our tank never fills? Is there any reason to even have it connected?
     
  9. GreshamH

    GreshamH Guest

    Not in your case.
     
  10. Natterjak

    Natterjak Guest

    Okay, figured as much :)
     
  11. badbread

    badbread Guest

    Just ordered up one of those dual inline TDS meters!
     
  12. zambavi

    zambavi Guest

    [quote author=badbread link=topic=3862.msg82706#msg82706 date=1235078734]
    Just ordered up one of those dual inline TDS meters!
    [/quote]

    You'll love it.... super convenient just being able to flip a switch and see where you're at.
     
  13. badbread

    badbread Guest

    On that note, how do you have yours hooked up?

    Source -> RO -> Meter 1 -> DI -> Meter 2?
     
  14. zambavi

    zambavi Guest

    Source -> Meter 1 (red) -> RO/DI -> Meter 2 (blue) -> Out

    details and pics on my tank thread...
     
  15. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics Supporting Member

    I have two meters, but around your DI resin, see what it's going in at, and what it's coming out at.
     
  16. zambavi

    zambavi Guest

    look what you just did..... >:(

    Now I have to go buy another meter! 8)
     
  17. Apon

    Apon Volunteer

    I hope you used the BAR discount code - They track to see if anyone in the club actually uses it.
     

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