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Does anyone have or know of any mixing station supply list out there? I'm trying to replicate @eatsleepreef in his setup but with an ecotech m2 pump and 65 gallon norwesco vertical tanks (on order) for our (reefing mama aka my wife) waterbox reef 220.6 and really need a breakdown of all of the plumbing parts needed... Any/all ideas welcome! @Reefing Mama
 
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Have you seen this thread:

Are you asking about a list of the specific PVC fittings? Several of us have variations on the main theme that you will see throughout the thread in the link above. Personally I use two 65g Norwesco tanks with a Varios 6 pump and the system is controlled by a Hydros controller. I just added a custom RODI system that I am about to setup and integrate into the system and replace my previous RODI.
 

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Does anyone have or know of any mixing station supply list out there? I'm trying to replicate @eatsleepreef in his setup but with an ecotech m2 pump and 65 gallon norwesco vertical tanks (on order) for our (reefing mama aka my wife) waterbox reef 220.6 and really need a breakdown of all of the plumbing parts needed... Any/all ideas welcome! @Reefing Mama

There are a lot of possible configurations, so a little difficult to specifically answer the exact plumbing you will need. Here is my mixing station with the parts I used for the mixing station and continuous auto water change.

Salt water mixing station part list

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A- Spectrapure Mega MaxCap Performance Plus RODI UNIT
B- Neptune DOS
C- Quick Connect Adapter for DOS Qty: 4
https://www.freshwatersystems.com/products/john-guest-female-adapter-nptf-polypro-1-4-x-1-8-nptf

D- John Guest 1/4” RO Tubing- 500’ spool Qty 1-2 depending on distance

E- 125’ Aquabus Cable (Length due to distance from garage to apex base unit at display)
https://www.usbfirewire.com/parts/rr-apex-xx.html

F- Full Drain Inductor Tank & Stand 110 Gallon. Purchased locally Qty 2

G- 2” Male Pipe Adapter Schedule 80 , Qty 2

H- 2” Spigot to 1” slip reducing bushing, Qty 2

I- 1” Cepex Union Ball Valve, Qty 4

J- Pan World 50PX-X. Pump Qty 1

K- 1” Union Thread x Slip. Qty 2

L- Schedule 80 Reducing Bushing 1” Spigot x 3/4” Female Thread Qty 1

M- 3/4” Male Thread Quick Connect Cam Lever Coupling B Qty 1

N- 3/4” Female Thread Quick Connect Cam Lever Adapter A Qty 1

O- Schedule 80 3/4” Straight Barb Qty 1

P- 1” Bulkhead ABS Slip x Slip Qty 1

Misc- 1" PVC Tubing, Elbow, Tees, 45s. I ran the plumbing along the stem wall and utilized seven 90 degree elbows, two T's, and two 45 degree elbows to get the plumbing down from the stem wall to be in line with the pump.

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There are a lot of possible configurations, so a little difficult to specifically answer the exact plumbing you will need. Here is my mixing station with the parts I used for the mixing station and continuous auto water change.

Salt water mixing station part list

IMG_0907.jpeg


A- Spectrapure Mega MaxCap Performance Plus RODI UNIT
B- Neptune DOS
C- Quick Connect Adapter for DOS Qty: 4
https://www.freshwatersystems.com/products/john-guest-female-adapter-nptf-polypro-1-4-x-1-8-nptf

D- John Guest 1/4” RO Tubing- 500’ spool Qty 1-2 depending on distance

E- 125’ Aquabus Cable (Length due to distance from garage to apex base unit at display)
https://www.usbfirewire.com/parts/rr-apex-xx.html

F- Full Drain Inductor Tank & Stand 110 Gallon. Purchased locally Qty 2

G- 2” Male Pipe Adapter Schedule 80 , Qty 2

H- 2” Spigot to 1” slip reducing bushing, Qty 2

I- 1” Cepex Union Ball Valve, Qty 4

J- Pan World 50PX-X. Pump Qty 1

K- 1” Union Thread x Slip. Qty 2

L- Schedule 80 Reducing Bushing 1” Spigot x 3/4” Female Thread Qty 1

M- 3/4” Male Thread Quick Connect Cam Lever Coupling B Qty 1

N- 3/4” Female Thread Quick Connect Cam Lever Adapter A Qty 1

O- Schedule 80 3/4” Straight Barb Qty 1

P- 1” Bulkhead ABS Slip x Slip Qty 1

Misc- 1" PVC Tubing, Elbow, Tees, 45s. I ran the plumbing along the stem wall and utilized seven 90 degree elbows, two T's, and two 45 degree elbows to get the plumbing down from the stem wall to be in line with the pump.

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Wow, very clean system and nice inventory list. My system is very similar, but not nearly as nice; the parts list is very similar
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I have the same two container as above and I’m in the process of putting everything together, but have never done it before and could use some help.
 

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I have the same two container as above and I’m in the process of putting everything together, but have never done it before and could use some help.

What specific questions do you have? Most of us have used similar plumbing approaches that you can see in the thread above or in this thread:


Regarding the automation I am using the Hydros controller, but if you highlight specific questions about the Apex then I'm sure that someone on here will be able to help. Good luck!
 

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