2.0 cu ft Digital Tannin Softener with Fleck 5600SXT, Pentair tank

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  • 2.0 cu ft Digital Tannin Softener with Fleck 5600SXT, Pentair tank
  • 2.0 cu ft Digital Tannin Softener with Fleck 5600SXT, Pentair tank
  • Tank Color - Black
  • Tank Color - Almond
  • Tank Color - Blue


Product Features

Complete System

12-inch resin tank
Riser tube with distributor basket
2.0 cubic feet total resin
Digital Fleck 5600 Metered Control Head
Choice of connection
Standard Brine Tank with Safety Float


Flow meter measures water and regenerates based on water use, not time, conserving salt and water

3 ppm Tannins

Contains 0.5 cubic foot of tannin specific resin capable of removing up to 3 ppm of tannins. Contact us if you have higher than 3 ppm tannin.

48,000 grain Hardness

Contains 1.5 cubic feet high capacity softening resin capable of removing 48,000 grains of hardness between regeneration cycles

12 GPM Service Flow

Treats a maximum flow rate of 12 gallons per minute

Clears Murky Water

While tannins are not harmful, they are not aesthetically pleasing and can range from a light yellow color to a dark tea color.

Removes Water Hardness

Ion exchange process physically removes the ions that cause hard water

Eliminates Scale

Water that has been softened does not form scale buildup on faucets or fixtures or inside pipes

Reduces Soap Use

Soft water improves soap efficiency, reducing the amount required for dishes, laundry, and bathing.

Digital Fleck 5600SXT Control Head

The digital head provides a more user-friendly system with a LCD display, push-button operation, and additional programming options. Additionally, the digital head allows for more efficient operation than the standard mechanical head.

Structural USA Resin Tank

Durable, high quality polyglass tank made by a trusted name in tank manufacturing

Standard Square Brine Tank

Used for holding salt used during the regeneration process. Measures approximately 15-inchx17-inchx33-inch and holds approximately 250 lbs of salt

DIY Installation

Simple system connections and detailed installation instructions allow most homeowners to install this system themselves. For those who prefer to leave the work to a professional, most plumbers can install the system in 1-2 hours.


Product Description

Tannin is decayed organic material and is present in many water supplies but goes unnoticed do to its low levels. While tannins are not harmful to your health, they are not aesthetically pleasing and can range from a light yellow color to a dark tea color. As a matter of fact, tannin is what gives your tea and coffee its dark color

To keep costs down, most people use a system that combines tannin specific resin with standard softening resin. These combo systems provide all the benefits of a tannin filter with the softening ability of a water softener. The lower cost of softening resin also provides a lower price than the tannin only systems.

Hard water causes a multitude of problems. Scale build-up restricts pipes, builds up on fixtures, and can degrade appliances. Hard water spots are also common on dishes and many other surfaces. The ions that comprise hard water attract soap molecules, requiring more soap to get the job done. This also causes an increase in soap scum and can prevent the removal of dirt and bacteria when bathing. Hard water has also been know to cause hair and skin to be brittle and dry.

Water softeners use an ion-exchange process to remove the ions that create hard water, eliminating hard water and the problems associated with it. Automatic regeneration initiated by a high quality Fleck metered head means high efficiency, consistent water treatment, and low maintenance. Soft water will extend the life of your appliances, decrease soap requirements, and decrease the occurrence of soap scum. Softer hair and skin are also common when using water that has been softened.

Controlled by the low cost Fleck 5600, this system provides durability and efficiency in an economical package. The 5600 control head is metered, meaning it measures the amount of water used and regenerates only as needed! On vacation? This system will delay regeneration until you return, reducing salt and water consumption. Lots of company? This system keeps up, providing additional regenerations to accommodates the increased water use. Backed by an outstanding 5-year warranty and tested to withstand up to 27 years of continual use, you can be sure you are getting a system that will last.

The durable polyglass resin tank is manufactured by Structural USA and is backed by a 10 year warranty. The simple design allows for installation almost anywhere without being unsightly, and optional tank jackets provided added aesthetics for high visible areas. NOTE: Tank color may vary from the one shown

This system comes complete with a brine tank that includes a float assembly for added reliability and peace of mind. Capable of holding up to 250 lb of salt, the large capacity of this brine tank requires infrequent addition of salt and reduces maintenance. NOTE: Color and design may vary from the system pictured

Simple connections and simple set up make this system great for DIYers. Detailed online installation instructions offer a step-by-step guide on proper installation and set up of the system on installation

Please Note: 12” tanks are shipped in either the 48” height or 52” height, depending on availability. If you have a specific requirement please add it to your notes when checking out and we will do our best to accommodate you.

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1 Review

  • 5
    great product

    Posted by sandy on Dec 27 2014

    First time since we moved we have clean water. Had a couple on people give estimates on water systems for house but they were to big and expensive. The tannin water softener I bought works great. Installed it myself at half the cost of the contractors estimated price.

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