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Neptune Apex, RO water -

If you are, you might want to look into automatic water changes. This is a maintenance option where a dosing pump takes new saltwater from a mixing bin, puts it into your system, and then simultaneously takes out the same amount of water from your sump and dumps it into a drain. This takes all the work out of water changes and reduces fluctuations in water chemistry, and is just really cool! Dosing pumps are required to do more volume than they typically would by just dosing additives. Most dosing pumps won’t last as long as expected with this type...

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RO water, saltwater aquariums -

In the saltwater aquarium hobby, you may hear people talk about “R.O. water,” but might not be sure why people use it. R.O. is short for reverse osmosis filtration and is used to top-off water that has evaporated from the tank, or for mixing new saltwater with.    In the saltwater aquariums, we strive to have ideal water quality with proper filtration, but if you use water straight from the tap, you may end up fighting a losing battle. Water conditioner can detoxify the chlorine, but there’s much more in tap water that’s harmful to sensitive marine life.    Water...

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