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Old 08-17-2012, 05:42 PM   #1
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SW Mixing Container Leaking Unwanted Nasties into Water?

Well after reading that some trash cans can leak some unwanted chemicals into your water, I decided to take my TDS meter to the RODI water in the container. Coming out of the unit, the TDS is 0. In the container is 2ppm. Is this something to worry about? I mixed about 40 gallons in it last week and used it in my tank for a PWC, and haven't had any problems with the fish, inverts, or anything else. I haven't had any added algae growth or anything, so could this just be some dust or leftover salt or something from the last use? I rinsed it out before and after the last use, and before I started filling this time. It's only the 2nd time using this can, and i still have the receipt just in case. It's just a cheap can I got from lowes.

Any advice to ease my mind about this can would be appreciated! Thanks!

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Old 08-17-2012, 05:47 PM   #2
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I'm also curious. Bout this. And anyone know of any DIY ro system?
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