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Old 25-01-2005, 07:09 PM   #1
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Default DIY DI Unit by Sealife

Recommended by one of the reefers here a few months back... can't remember his nick.. if you know who you are... own up

Anyway, have been using this DI unit for all my top-up water for the past few days and the diatoms miraculously disappeared. Used to have to use the magnetic cleaner to clean the glass every 2 days as the whole glass is covered with diatoms. But since using DI water for top-up since Saturday, very little/no diatoms observed on the glass. Will monitor the situation and update this thread in a few weeks time.

Cost: $75
Replacement cartridge: $50 including installation
Lifespan: 1300l

Overall, if this DI unit really does its job well... I think its actually quite a worthwhile investment. Lets see if my green hair algae will go away in a few months time
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Old 25-01-2005, 07:18 PM   #2
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Oh please show us/me a pic of what U talking abt .. me always can't get term/name correct .. :P .. thanks ..


di is using resin right?
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Old 25-01-2005, 07:20 PM   #3
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$75 is a good investment ....

Pic please so that we can see it ....
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Old 25-01-2005, 09:27 PM   #4
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too bad... camera spoil.. can't take a picture
Its actually a PVC pipe with the resin inside... the water will run into the pipe and out from the other end... a simple DIY product.
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Old 25-01-2005, 09:34 PM   #5
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Can't visualize leh ....

Does it operates like a FR but with resin in?
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Old 25-01-2005, 09:36 PM   #6
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i have it...been using it since day one...want me to take a pic??
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Old 25-01-2005, 09:45 PM   #7
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Decentkid ...... pls post a pic.
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Old 25-01-2005, 09:45 PM   #8
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Quote:
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i have it...been using it since day one...want me to take a pic??
yes.. take a picture of it for the benefit of the rest... no wonder u complain to me that u got no algae for your tangs to eat!!!!
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Old 25-01-2005, 10:21 PM   #9
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here it is
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Old 25-01-2005, 10:27 PM   #10
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That means still need a small pump to feed this unit ....

So the replaceable cartridge is the long pvc hosing or the two red ends?
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