Originally Posted by Red44
Hello I have a artesian well water and was wondering if I need a ro
unit since I read online that it's the purest water there is.
The purest water is 0 TDS Ro
. If its not 0 TDS
its not pure. If it comes from the ground its not pure. Copper is only one heavy metal. There are hundreds of things you cant test for. Only way to know if its pure is 0 TDS
. Get yourself a meter. 20$
Your water may be 20 TDS
but that 20 could be anything, from phosphate to uranium, you just dot know. Best to use 0 TDS
for such a heavy investment like a saltwater tank. You dont have to but i would never advise someone to take that risk however small is may be.
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