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How to do a water change – part 4 – materials

Here is a summary of the equipment, materials, tools, and hardware that we use. In a later post we will go over the procedure we follow.

Salt mix:
Instant Ocean Reef Crystals, 50-gallon size, $12; so our budget is $36/year for a salt mix. We do a 25 gallon water change now every two months for our 140-gallon reef system.

RODI:
Aquatic Life twist-in

Saltwater Containers:
50-gallon drum and 30-gallon drum

Powerhead:
A pump

Hose:
50-foot, vinyl

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