Water change recommendations.

USMA36

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I’d like to set up a better system than buckets for water changes. Eventually I’ll add a dos but for now I’d like to go cheaper. I am looking to use 1/4 rodi hose and run it from my sump to my basement. The sump is no more than 15’ higher and 50’ total distance than my water barrels in my basement. I’m looking for affordable pump recommendations that can handle the height. I’d prefer the pumps to be located in the sump so they can plug into my apex.im guessing 3 separate pumps. One for draining old water one for new water and another to replenish my ATO reservoir. Thanks in advance.
 

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I use a standard sump pump and an RV garden hose run thru my basement ceiling from water station to tank. Works well.
 

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Ideally, a brute can fed from RO unit with a heater and return pump to send it to main system as needed
 

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Ideally, a brute can fed from RO unit with a heater and return pump to send it to main system as needed
 

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I use a stenner dual head peristaltic pump. Kicks on for half an hour every day. Works pretty well. It isn’t perfectly exact in and out so I adjust the salinity in the new water to account for that. You’d need a different pump for ATO as all heads run simultaneously on the pump. I wouldn’t put this near your sump, it’s kinda noisy. But I’m very happy with how it operates.

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