D.I.Y Kalk Stirer/Doser for R50.00

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  1. Express Reef

    Express Reef

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    Good Day All,

    I made a nice very cheap kalkwasser doser for R50.00:yeahdude:

    Its so easy, the whole thing works with gravity:p

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    Very cool!

    How do you control when to dose or is it a manual process?
    Do you have a flow pump in the container?
     
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    On the end of the tubing is a small valve, I have set it for one drop every 5 seconds for now, will test during the day to see how my tank react to this and will change it accordenly. Still want to put a flout switch it the container conected to a flow pump whe the water level drop till a sertain level it must switch off the flow pump so that the pump dont run dry.
     
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    Nice idea keep us updated
     
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    I did the same but hang on being fed by my atu and have a seperate pump inside kalk reserve that kicks up the kalk everytime it tops up..... Costed me R150 but fully functional and running 3 weeks already
     
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    Oh and no manual labour involved, fully automated , only hav2 add a quarter tspoon of kalk every so twice a week
     
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    Nice DIY!
     
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