Got a really good deal on a case of zero filters (auction). Had used one first grow, swore I’d never spend that . much time filtering water. So using one of the lids that comes free on every filter and a brand new $1 bowl from the Amish store, I can now filter a gallon in one pour and just come back in awhile. Had a pressure leak first test. Think it’ll be good now. The black is pruning seal. Over glue on inside. Outside is rtv around the ring then formed with black tape then pruning seal. So it’d be more stable.
If anyone is looking for cheap 0ppm water. The first run with the leaks (before tape and pruning seal), was 5ppm. I attribute that to the really slow leak. Ask some was getting in the container. I quit using my first zero filter when it hit 16ppm, half a grow. Can find these filters all over online for $10 a piece, $20-30 bucks on water per grow. Or less if you let the filter go further. I wish I would’ve thought of this months ago, so much wasted time with the pitcher.
Just took another sample.
Works for me. Was a small test, barely refilled filter. It’s filtering 350ppm well water. Will be back to zero with a full run. Filter new.