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Old 07-23-2003, 05:25 PM   #1
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Is it a good idea to use steam distilled water from the supermarket for my marine tank?

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It is better to use RO/DI water, it is more pure than distilled. You also need to be careful with distilled as some distillation uses copper tubing which can leach into the water, although I am not sure how bioavailable that copper would be. I personally will use distilled in my reef, in a situation where I don't have RO water, but it is not something I would make a habit of
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