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Old 01/20/2021, 01:47 PM   #1
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Where do you buy your RO/DI filters?

Ive bought from air water ice for the past dozen years but they are so expensive. I have a 5 stage including the membrane. Where do you buy from? Anyone buy direct from Amazon?


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Old 01/20/2021, 05:22 PM   #2
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You can buy from anywhere but have to watch the micron ratings.
Just bought a membrane other than from regular supplier & it does not appear to be as good.


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Old 01/20/2021, 05:37 PM   #3
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True. Id also be interested in knowing what others use. Besides the DI and the membrane. I use a 1,5 and 10 micron


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Old 01/20/2021, 05:49 PM   #4
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Bulk reef supply


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Old 01/20/2021, 05:50 PM   #5
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I use .5 micron sediment and .5 micron carbon block. You should change these every 6 months. They protect the membrane. I also get them from BRS.


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Old Yesterday, 05:14 AM   #6
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.5 and i get them from Sprectapure.


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I get all my filter cartridges from www.buckeyehydro.com Great service, competitive pricing, located in Cincinnati


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