Where to buy RO/DI Water?

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  1. Nav

    Nav Director of Marketing & Photography

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    Hi,

    I'm nearing completion of tank cycle and planning a major water change soon. I live in Santa Clara and wondering where's the best place to get cheap RO/DI water?

    I know of Kings Aquarium in San Jose selling for $.50/gal

    Anywhere else?
     
  2. Marc

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    Neptunes aquarium will have some also.


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    Id say make your own if $.50 is too much
     
  4. Nav

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    Ya, I think they were $.75/gal?


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  5. Nav

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    Ya eventually I want to get a filtration system. For now trying to keep expenses only to getting the tank up and running with livestock :)


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    Where in SC do you live? If you are okay with water at around 2-3ppm TDS, we have some at our shop for 25 cents per gallon.
     
  7. Nav

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    Marc, I'm on Lawrence and homestead...

    If I don't find any option soon, I'll maybe get water from you...

    How important is it to have 0ppm?


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    Obviously, it's more ideal to have 0 ppm but personally, I wouldn't let 2-3 ppm bother me.
     
  9. Mikez

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    ppm doesn't tell you how clean the water is it tells you how well you unit is working to go from 200 to 0. There is poisonous water that can register 5 ppm.


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  10. Marc

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    Ive been using the shops water for water changes and RODI at my home unit for my ATO. I havent had a problem with it personally but I've only been using it so far for about a month.

    I started using the shop water because the RO unit is much more efficient and less waste water.

    Shop is at
    Quality Water.
    740 South Wolfe Road
    Sunnyvale, CA 94086
    7days a week 10-9
    Corner of Wolfe and Reed next to Subway.

    Just tested the water- making 2ppm water currently.
     
  11. Nav

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    Cool...

    Have any if you tested the water from whole foods?


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