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Old 09-30-2010, 04:07 PM   #21
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Does anyone test the ph in their RO water?
I've tested mine and the API test can not test it just stays yellow.
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I've tested mine and the API test can not test it just stays yellow.
Are you trying to test fresh water with a salt water test kit?
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If your fliters are in good order your PH should be 7.0 or better known as neutral. The only way for it to raise is there is an alkaline residue in the container or if it falls there is an acid residue in the container.
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Your right i am testing FW with SW kit! DUHHHH
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Thincat, hmmmm. I know that once I use the containers I don't air dry them out. I just close the lids and then they sit in my garage. I wonder if any remaining water turns acidic. I know there is residue inside the large garbage bin and this bin stays open to the air in the garage. In am just trying to make a corallation here.

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If your fliters are in good order your PH should be 7.0 or better known as neutral. The only way for it to raise is there is an alkaline residue in the container or if it falls there is an acid residue in the container.
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Thincat, hmmmm. I know that once I use the containers I don't air dry them out. I just close the lids and then they sit in my garage. I wonder if any remaining water turns acidic. I know there is residue inside the large garbage bin and this bin stays open to the air in the garage. In am just trying to make a corallation here.
You should rinse them after each use and air dry the containers.

As TC said RO/DI water should read ph of 7.0
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You should rinse them after each use and air dry the containers.

As TC said RO/DI water should read ph of 7.0
Thanks guys I will rinse out and air dry from now on.
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There is alot of carbon monoxside(sp) in a garage and your tub may be obsurping some of it and making it acid. As Ziggy stated rinse them out and air dry.
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Testing pure water (RO/DI) for pH is pointless. How it's been explained to me... pH is a measurement that relies on charged particles in your water. Since pure water is pretty much stripped of these particles it is tough to get a good measurement - any little residue or contaminant will really skew the results.
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