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Old 03/19/2018, 09:52 PM   #26
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Have you added the pressure switch yet? If so, what model did you go with?
Not yet, but I do have one picked out. I just haven't gotten around to ordering it yet though... I'll post it here as soon as I do. The reactor started to clog around the 3 month point so we have some time before it's a requirement, however, I plan on adding it long before then!


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Old 03/19/2018, 10:01 PM   #27
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6th Data Point

The display measured .205ppm PO4 tonight and the effluent measured .040ppm PO4. I refreshed the bucket.

Day 01 - 2/25/18 - 1.410ppm - Start
Day 06 - 3/02/18 - 0.843ppm - 0.080ppm Effluent
Day 10 - 3/06/18 - 0.500ppm -
Day 15 - 3/11/18 - 0.316ppm -
Day 19 - 3-15/18 - 0.276ppm - 0.046ppm Effluent
Day 23 - 3-19/18 - 0.205ppm - 0.040ppm Effluent

And for visual people...



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Old 04/05/2018, 12:14 PM   #28
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I built one of these and it is working great. Low and slow flowrate of tank water until I get the concentration of LaCl dialed in. Buying the pump and heads was an experience, but I managed to build 2 working units with the parts I picked up. One is running my LaCl reactor, and one my calcium reactor.


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Old 04/13/2018, 02:03 AM   #29
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Glad to hear it!

Work and getting ready for the wedding have swamped me. I'll start back up with the tests after next week.


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Old 06/05/2018, 02:50 PM   #30
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What was the LaCl concentration?
How much did you dilute it?


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Old 06/10/2018, 05:07 PM   #31
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What was the LaCl concentration?
How much did you dilute it?

Oops! I guess I didn't say...

I typically do one cap full of the product shown on page 1 to a 5gal bucket.


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Old 06/10/2018, 11:00 PM   #32
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Old 06/11/2018, 02:17 PM   #33
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I don't appreciate all these cool ideas of your using the masterflex peristalic to manage certain parameters because now I can't find a masterflex to run my kalk stirrer without paying premium.

Please slow down and let the market price on them dropped first

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