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Old 08-02-2005, 01:56 AM   #1
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Freshwater with 5ppm nitrate can I use it???

Hello guys what do you think about using water with 5-7ppm of nitrate and 0 ammonia as well as 0 nitrite? Could I use this water to make partial water changes on my tank? Should I keep on looking around for water? This one is purified drinking water that you can buy for about $1.50 for 5 gallons at some convenience store close to my house.

I will be buying an RO/DI unit in the near future but for the next two or three months I have to look for one. My lfs sells RO at about the same price and I don't think it is the same quality as this one I just bought...

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should be fine.

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I disagree. I would not pay for water that contains nitrates. If you're going to do that you may as well just use tap water and save up for an R/O system.
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