Category: maintenance

system maintenance

Water will leak!

Continuing the theme.  If it can leak, it will! Believe it or not, one of the plastic filter canisters in our RO/DI system broke at the neck and dropped to the floor with a...

Fresh water top-off

We don’t employ an auto top-off system.  In part, because we don’t ever leave water running. 🙂 Reef keeping proves Murphy’s Law.  If it can leak, or break, or go wrong, IT WILL! Keep...

Mist the Mangroves

As part of your periodic maintenance, don’t forget to mist the leaves of the mangroves. This removes excreted salt. We use RODI water since tap water leaves behind mineral deposits.