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Old 05-08-2014, 04:52 PM   #11
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I use my waste water to, go out and water the yard. I have heard of people that run the waste water into the washing machine to wash clothes with. There are many ways to salvage that water.
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That is one thing I wouldn't do
wash my cloths with dirty saltwater lol
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Not saltwater. The waste water from your ro/di. There isn't anything wrong with it.
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I tested my water last night.
Alkaline 6.0.
Mag 1200
Calcium 400.
I don't understand why my parameters are so low. I did a large water change last Friday 5 days ago 20 gallons. I do weekly wc should I be dosing in between wc.
Weekly, to remove waste and replace trace elements. To the OP: The calcium level is fine. What salt mix are you using?
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I buy it from my lfs. It's aqua vitro salinity. Have you ever heard of this brand.

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I've used it. I still use the bucket because it seals nicely and easily but for other salts. I would recommend mixing the dry salt very well before using it as the way they put the salt and chems into the bucket does not promote an even mix. Roll it a bunch of times before your next use.
If that doesn't work I would question the scale your using. Are you sure it's dKH and not Meq/l?
Finally, if that still doesn't solve your issues, dosing magnesium may help prevent calcium carbonate from forming and precipitation gout of solution. That would raise alk and calc.
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