Trident FAQ (official)

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  1. Roberto Luo

    Roberto Luo Active Member

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    Whats the weight of the trident with the reagents? Since i will need a shelf to have the trident above the aquarium (aio tank no sump).
     
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    I saw that, which is a lot of my sump except my return section, which is where I dose. That’s why I was curious about this. Hoping a nsi or Terence will give suggestions. Thank you though!
     
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    Thanks that’s helpful!
     
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  4. JeffB418

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    When will 6 month reagent packs be available?
     
  5. Mynameztwitch

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    Can you please note what the shelf life of unopened reagents is in general? Trying to figure out how far in advance I should buy new reagents
     
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    Keepswiming Well-Known Member

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    He mentioned in the video that they are trying to keep the sales limited per individual so there isn't a "hoarding situation", and that the shelf life was about a year.
     
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    Perfect, I do not plan of hoarding them, I like to stay fair minded and leave enough for everyone since I know they will be in high demand. Hope everyone has a chance to use one.
     
  8. Salt_Creep

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    Does anyone know if there is any head lift to the waste line? I have a manifold that runs to a drain, but it is about 2 1/2 feet above where I planned to put the unit. I have left a port available just for the waste but hadn't thought about lift.
     
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    That will be fine.
     
  10. JeffB418

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    Ok here is an actual question. If you shutdown your trident for say a tank move or something. How long is the reagent still in the unit good for? I assume it’s less than the 1 year shelf life since the bottles have been opened to air.
     
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    My understanding is the shelf life once opened is approximately 2 months. That is the reason for the 4/2/2 testing schedule.

    Don
     
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    Guess I’m getting the new apex meanwhile while they re stock! Super excited about this product.

    Is it mandatory to test Mg ?
     
  13. chromis

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    Can the Trident can be configured to test water from more than one tank ( or will there be a model with multiple inputs in the future)?

    Is the Trident capable of on-demand measurement or can it only measure according to the set schedule? It would be helpful for testing water from multiple tanks on one unit to have a “measure now” function.
     
  14. ReeferBud

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    @Terence does the trident offer the programming option to test Alk at a lower frequency than 4x/day? Or is that a pre-programmed “minimum”? Thanks.
     
  15. dcmartinpc

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    Minimum testing frequency is 4 alkalinity, 2 Calcium, and 2 magnesium.

    Don
     
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    4x is the min. He has said that on a few posts and the video
     
  17. Juniorh2r

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    Thank you for the replies unfortunately Theres always someone negative. And I can't wait to get it.
    Question will you sale a container like the video that tells you when its full?
     
  18. Irongolem411

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    @Terence what happens if I lose/break the sample line holder? Will this affect the test?
     
  19. Juniorh2r

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    Question now how many apex dos would I need to run alk mag and cal I see theres two pumps on each so if I buy 2 that would be 4 pumps I would I have a left over one correct?
     
  20. smartwater101

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    Yup yup. Although bare in mind there are things like Tropic Marine ALL-FOR-REEF that combines Alk/Calc/Mag and other elements. So depending on what dosing solution you use, you may not need 4 dose heads. It really just depends on your system.
     
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