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Old 06-05-2006, 10:40 PM   #1
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Looking to Lower my Carbonate Hardness (Distilled Water)

I was just wondering if using distilled water during a pwc would reduce the amount of carbonate hardness. As of right now it is a whopping 17. Any suggestions would be appreciated.....

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Old 06-06-2006, 12:02 PM   #2
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have you checked your PH? That is Very high and may be indicative of acid water. I don't think using distilled water would fix it.
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