SpectraPure

Discussion in 'Filters, Pumps, etc..' started by arthur, Feb 4, 2015.

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  1. mdbostwick

    mdbostwick Vlamingii Tang

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    I have never known to disinfect the system and i couldn't find it on the spectrapure site. Can you point me in the right direction there?
     
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  3. AnotherMike

    AnotherMike Fire Worm

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    I just read this or saw a video on it, but can't seem to find it now. They say to do it once a year. I just did it for the first time after 2 years of use.
     
  4. mdbostwick

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    I found this link with the instructions on it. You might recognize the user who posted it.
     
  5. AZDesertRat

    AZDesertRat Giant Squid

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    Spectrapure has their method on their site somewhere but I can't find it at the moment. If you do a search with my username and disinfection on any of the reef forums you will find my method as above. I have posted it hundreds of times over the last 15 years or so.
     
  6. mdbostwick

    mdbostwick Vlamingii Tang

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    The one I linked was a post of yours. :)
     
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  9. mdbostwick

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    Do you still recommend replacement of the carbon block every six months if you use well water, since there is no chlorine?
     
  10. arthur

    arthur Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    Thanks for that link. My SpectraPure Manual has only 23 pages… But I'm reading this and kind of confused… What that really does for a system? You clean only Filter housings? Is it only to help smoother cartridges changes?
     
  11. arthur

    arthur Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    I really appreciate your time. Thank you. Now I know much more about it. There is only one thing I'm not sure. It is about ratio good to waste water. In Manual they say if Ratio is 6:1 or greater, you need to replace Flow Restrictor. My is pretty close 5.5:1. In manual they say for Ratio 4:1 length should be 6.5". My is around 7.5".? Anyway. If you want to change Ratio like from 3:1 to 4:1 it is easy you need to cut Flow Restrictor length but like in my case to go from 5,5:1 to 4:1 I need to add length to my Flow Restrictor. So I need to order the new one, right? Am I understand this right? Thanks.
     
  12. ezz1r

    ezz1r Feather Star

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    Az: Good morning

    So I recently purchased a SpectraPure 90g 4stage unit six months ago and it suggest changing out the filters every 6 months if I undertand you correctly I should check and compare the TDS tap v RODI readings to better determine what if any filters I may need to change out. I currently do 20g water changes on my tank. Of the three membranes how can I determine which of the filters would I need to change out customarily? In your experience should I be looking at adding the Manual membrane flush valve for extended membrane life and performance?

    1. High-capacity DI cartridge w/ custom blended ultra-pure deionization resins
    2. MicroTec long-life high-efficiency sediment pre-filter
    3. Carbon block pre-filter w/ 20,000 ppm-gal chlorine removal capacity

    Thanks in advance forum

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