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Old 08-05-2009, 12:58 AM   #1
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Pex to Pvc for Salt H2o system...

I have a small coral farm (about 800 gallons) that I am having to re-locate. Last summer I replaced all the water lines in my house with pex, and loved how easy it was. So needless to say, I've considered it for my reef system. I cant use any brass or most available metals due to the salt. I have come across polly alloy fittings. Thing is, I have to install control valves on each aquarium. In the past it was easy enough ( a lot of time and fumes) with pvc. My question would be.. Are their valves that can go inline on the pex that arent metal? Or will i have to go from the pex to pvc at the point where I need the valves? If there are any other options out there i would love to hear about them.


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Old 08-07-2009, 01:00 PM   #2
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pex fittings include shut-off valves. Buy them at any plumbing supply house. or connect the pex to the pvc with a sharkbite fitting.


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