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Old 12-22-2010, 10:27 AM   #1
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Question chlorine and chloramine?

I googled the difference and it said that some cities use chloramine because its safer. I know that chloramine is bond between chlorine and amonia, but i was wondering if I used a dechlorinator and get a reading of 0 for chlorine is it able to neutralize the chloramine? (idk if that made any sense) Or should i just use an actual chloramine remover?

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A good water treatment (Prime is my favorite) will take care of both.

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You need to check the label to see if it will take care of both or not.
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Almost all modern dechlor will take care of both.

After the dechlor breaks the chloramine bond, it also binds both the chlorine and the ammonia so they are non-toxic. You might not be able to read the bound Cl or NH4 with your kit, so a reading of 0 Cl does not necessarily mean anything after adding dechlor.
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