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Old 10-25-2012, 07:31 PM   #11
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Old 10-25-2012, 07:32 PM   #12
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Nitrates at 30 ppm aren't bad at all. Public water supplies allow up to 40 ppm. The majority of aquarium fish adapt well to the majority of municipal tap water.

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Actually, in the US, the EPA has strict mandates limiting public water supplies to a maximum of 10ppm of nitrates. Any public drinking water supply (not well) with nitrates higher than this are in violation of federal law. Anything higher than this also poses a signifigant health risk, particularly to infants, pregnant women, the elderly and those with compromised immune systems. I dont know what the regulations are in respect to drinking water supplies in other countries, so I dont know if this applies in this case.
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Old 10-25-2012, 09:12 PM   #13
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Actually, in the US, the EPA has strict mandates limiting public water supplies to a maximum of 10ppm of nitrates. Any public drinking water supply (not well) with nitrates higher than this are in violation of federal law. Anything higher than this also poses a signifigant health risk, particularly to infants, pregnant women, the elderly and those with compromised immune systems. I dont know what the regulations are in respect to drinking water supplies in other countries, so I dont know if this applies in this case.
Weird. I'd read 40ppms also but your right its 10ppms.
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