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Re: Tap Water Conditioners

At 03:48 PM 10/6/00 -0400, you wrote:
>Aquatic Plants Digest     Friday, October 6 2000     Volume 04 : Number 591
I said:

>Remember, Cl- and ammonia NH3+ are only loosly associated in an ionic bond
>when dissolved in water.  The fact that my chloramine treated tap  water
>tests negative for Chlorine and ammonia after it passes through the filter
>can only be attributed IMHO, to the filter binding the chlorine component.
>The ammonia is still attracted to the chlorine, hence much of it is left in
>the filter as well.

I just was corrected.  Cl- and NH3+ exist as a covelent, not an ionic bond.
This ends my foray into providing a possible CHEMICAL explanation as to why
the CBR2-10R and  KX PB1 cartridges work:-)

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