Re: thanks h20_man
I labeled the Silver Series unit as an Iron Filter however I was incorrect. It is actually an acid neutralizer.
That's actually good news
Make sure all of the white buttons are pushed in so it backwashes every night.
If it does not clear up in a day or two it may need to be rebed with a mixture of calcite, Filter Ag and a little mag oxide.
Daily backwashing into a free flowing drain is a must!
Is it a tall, 10 x 54 tank?
whew, so all that other equipment you mentioned was only if I was fighting Iron it sounds like. Thanks.
Yes the Silver Series Acid Neutalizer unit is larger than the conditioner unit...I would say it measures about 54 inches tall, yes. Right now it is set to regenerate (I'm assuming it backwashes each time it regen's) every other day...days 1, 3, and 5. I can up that to every day easy enough.
That is for the Acid Neutalizer with the manual dial programming system. Is there a way to view and/or edit the regens/week similarly on the conditioner (digiatal Gold Series)?...or maybe that isn't necessary or so easy to answer, I realize that may be programmed based on water in quality.
Update on well water in quality just to clarify. There has been a noticeable improvement in sediment/cloudiness since the original days of full opaqueness, just to give you the full story. I was was worried that the RS system wasn't able to clarify the water and that the system itself would be damaged by my well water. However, in speaking with the house contractor today, he is very surprised that the Rainsoft installers removed the whole house filter which was there. So as it is now the only filtering system is the RS conditioner and acid neutralizer, which I am beginning to feel isn't meant to be able to handle the job of the whole house prefilter.
They should never have removed that prefilter...would you agree with this?
I am planning on installing a whole house prefilter before the RS system (again) to at least help the system from having to deal with that too...especially if it will lessen the frequency of regenerating, and hopefully extend the life of the filter media in both tanks.
Thank you again for your input. So does the system sound a little bit more appropriate for my needs?