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re: Tap water conditioners

Bob Dixon wrote:

> Okay, now here's a quandry- We do water changes to reduce nitrate levels.  
> But if we have chloramine in our water, and we use it for water changes, we 
> are re-introducing ammonia, which is converted by the filter bacteria to 
> nitrate

The level of chloramine is low, 1-2ppm, and of that, only a portion
is ammonia, so you are probably dealing with .5 to 1 ppm ammonia.

Chuck Gadd