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  1. #1
    Mark Cooper
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    Default B-Ionic question

    I recently switched to RO water after using tap water. I have begun adding
    B-Ionic to keep ph/Ca up. When I add the #1 component, I get little white
    chunks of precipitate which seem do dissolve again within 30 seconds or so.
    Is this common, or is there something in my tap water that is still in the
    tank and reacting with the B-Ionic?

    I have done 2 25% water changes with RO, but the various compounds in the
    tap water have been accumulating for several months.

    When I got this used RO unit, I switched out the cartridges and the
    membrane. The amount of crud the first filter is catching is really scary.


    Mark

  2. #2
    Wayne Sallee
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    Default Re: B-Ionic question

    Are you adding it to the ro water, or the tank?
    When adding it to the tank, add it to a high flow area.
    You can also mix it with a cup of ro water, and pour that
    in to reduse that effect.


    Wayne Sallee
    Wayne's Pets
    Wayne@WaynesPets.com


    Mark Cooper wrote:
    I recently switched to RO water after using tap water. I have begun adding
    B-Ionic to keep ph/Ca up. When I add the #1 component, I get little white
    chunks of precipitate which seem do dissolve again within 30 seconds or so.
    Is this common, or is there something in my tap water that is still in the
    tank and reacting with the B-Ionic?

    I have done 2 25% water changes with RO, but the various compounds in the
    tap water have been accumulating for several months.

    When I got this used RO unit, I switched out the cartridges and the
    membrane. The amount of crud the first filter is catching is really scary.


    Mark

  3. #3
    Marc Levenson
    Guest

    Default Re: B-Ionic question

    http://www.melevsreef.com/chemicals.html

    Marc


    Mark Cooper wrote:
    I recently switched to RO water after using tap water. I have begun adding
    B-Ionic to keep ph/Ca up. When I add the #1 component, I get little white
    chunks of precipitate which seem do dissolve again within 30 seconds or so.
    Is this common, or is there something in my tap water that is still in the
    tank and reacting with the B-Ionic?

    I have done 2 25% water changes with RO, but the various compounds in the
    tap water have been accumulating for several months.

    When I got this used RO unit, I switched out the cartridges and the
    membrane. The amount of crud the first filter is catching is really scary.


    Mark
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  4. #4
    Peter Pan
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    Default Re: B-Ionic question

    Marc
    Thank you for keeping your site up and running.. It helps me so much with my
    tank.. I have it booked marked for easier access..
    "Marc Levenson" <melev@swbell.net> wrote in message
    news:E%B1f.4685$Zs3.1818@newssvr25.news.prodigy.ne t...
    http://www.melevsreef.com/chemicals.html

    Marc


    Mark Cooper wrote:
    I recently switched to RO water after using tap water. I have begun
    adding B-Ionic to keep ph/Ca up. When I add the #1 component, I get
    little white chunks of precipitate which seem do dissolve again within 30
    seconds or so.
    Is this common, or is there something in my tap water that is still in
    the tank and reacting with the B-Ionic? I have done 2 25% water changes
    with RO, but the various compounds in the tap water have been
    accumulating for several months. When I got this used RO unit, I switched
    out the cartridges and the membrane. The amount of crud the first filter
    is catching is really scary.


    Mark


    --
    Personal Page: http://www.sparklingfloorservice.com/oanda/index.html
    Business Page: http://www.sparklingfloorservice.com
    Marine Hobbyist: http://www.melevsreef.com

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