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Old 04-03-2009, 10:58 AM   #1
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What kind of water?

I get Spring water delivered to my house every week..would that be better to use to start my tank than tap water? I know its a silly question.
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Your best bet would be RO/DI, spring water has additives in it. As a matter of fact, "spring water" is not FCC regulated and you are probably getting more tap water than true spring water....
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If not RO or RO/DI, choose bottled (filtered) over spring and probasbly tap over the spring
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... As a matter of fact, "spring water" is not FCC regulated...
It's not FDA regulated, either.

Agree with the others... "spring water" is a marketing term for bottled tap water, more or less. It might go through a carbon block, but it's not pure by any means. The water that comes out of my tap originally came from a "spring".
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DOH! Kurt is right...sorry I work in the ISP field and FCC seems to be on my mind!
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Give em time and they'll probably regulate that too
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Thank you guys all so much for your responses. Ill just got to my LFS...Im good friends with the owner and he will probably give me the water
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