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    DIY Junior Member gactive's Avatar
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    Default Combining Calcite and Resin Beads

    Hi, I'm new to well water. Recently I noticed slight orange stains in a toilet that's not used much. I'm guessing that there must be some iron now in our water. We have a single tank with calcite in it which has been in use for about 5 years. Would it be ok to add some resin to the tank to reduce the iron? Thanks, George

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    Might be that the calcite filter is either low on media or needs to back wash more often.

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    You can't add resin and exspect it to work long. Resin has to be regenerated using salt. With the calcite, you only have a backwashing valve and not a regenerating valve.

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