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Old 11/19/2007, 03:23 PM
Adamc1303 Adamc1303 is offline
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Looking for a Doser

I have a 90 gallon heavy stocked LPS reef tank. I recently ran into a parameter issue with ALK and Calcium. I don't have room for a calcium reactor and the tank is only a 90 gallon. I want to get a dosing system. I need one that doses a minimum of 2 substances, so I can use it with ESV B-ionic 2 part. But I would get one that can do 3 or even 4 different substances just in case I would like to add something in the future. Let me know what systems are good. I was looking at the aquamedic ones.

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Old 11/19/2007, 03:36 PM
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Definitely go with Litermeter over the Aquamedic ones. I was very disappointed with my Aquamedic dosing pump.
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Old 11/19/2007, 03:39 PM
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I was in a similar situation last month. I read about the Aquamedic and didn't see anything good about them, I heard they have cheap/inconsistent rollers and definitely aren't the worth the money. I ended up going the DIY route using two 120V peristaltic pumps, total cost was $130 and extremely accurate/reliable. The LMIII also comes highly recommended but is spendy.
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Old 12/18/2007, 11:18 AM
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I was in a similar situation last month. I read about the Aquamedic and didn't see anything good about them, I heard they have cheap/inconsistent rollers and definitely aren't the worth the money. I ended up going the DIY route using two 120V peristaltic pumps, total cost was $130 and extremely accurate/reliable. The LMIII also comes highly recommended but is spendy.
Which peristaltic pumps did you get for that price?
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Old 12/18/2007, 11:26 AM
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Litermeter 3, awesome unit!
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Old 12/18/2007, 11:43 AM
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Litermeter 3, awesome unit!
indeed it is.
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Old 12/18/2007, 12:12 PM
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I've got the aquamedic triple doser...

go with the Litermeter 3.

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Old 12/18/2007, 12:15 PM
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Which peristaltic pumps did you get for that price?
Two part solution has peri pumps that work fine for dosing.

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Old 12/18/2007, 01:12 PM
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you will never regret purchasing a lm3. I liked mine so much i bought another one.
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Old 12/18/2007, 01:33 PM
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I love my LiterMeter III, set it and forget it. I'll most likely buy a second one soon, I only wish it could control more remote pumps.
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Old 12/18/2007, 01:53 PM
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I have the Aquamedic Duel doser and haven't had any problems at all with it.
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Old 12/18/2007, 01:56 PM
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Two part solution has peri pumps that work fine for dosing.

Don
Thanks for the reply.

OT: Sorry to butt in, but out of curiosity, are you guys looking into a doser, or currently using a doser, because you decided not to use a calcium reactor or kalkreactor?
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