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Old 03-08-2011, 04:30 PM   #1
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Grrr ...RO from LFS not good!

I went to the only LFS to get some RO water. I refuse to shop there because of a condy they sold me (long story and thread lol). But I figure how could they mess up water?

For ha ha's I tested the water and it came back not very clean! has nitrates and the phosphates were over 1.0.

Is this a common thing or does my place really stink? I'm guessing they have to change the units filters. Should I be upset?
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Take that back! RO water is supposed to be phosphate and nitrate free. Sounds like they are selling tap water and calling it RO. whew, your LFS is worse than mine!
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I thought i was right! lol I was just checking. I bought 5 gallons for $3 so I'll just chuck it. I hate that **** store more and more....why oh why cant I find a GOOD and LOCAL shop?
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Actually I'm bored, before i throw it out I'm gonna run every test i have on it. Just so i can be even more angry. LOL
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Your store is making ME mad
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Ok so we have the following, actually better than i thought:
Ammonia 0
Nitrites course 0
Nitrates 20
Phosphates 1.0
GH 25
Alk 0 (? odd w/such hi phos)
ph 7.0
chlorine 0.0

It could have been worse. But still....geez
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Just a question, until I get an RO what can I use to do top offs?
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Ok so we have the following, actually better than i thought:
Ammonia 0
Nitrites course 0
Nitrates 20
Phosphates 1.0
GH 25
Alk 0 (? odd w/such hi phos)
ph 7.0
chlorine 0.0

It could have been worse. But still....geez
Well, RAKE THE WATER BACK! I would confront them, let's see what they have to say for them-self
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