[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: [APD] Microwaving water for water changes a bad thing?
Zinc or magnesium. a little zinc shouldn't be bad. Zinc in
the water is probably reducing sulfates.
--- Vaughn Hopkins <hoppy1 at surewest_net> wrote:
> For many years all water heaters in this country have
> been glass lined,
> and if the lining were to break, the heater would soon
> rust through
> and leak. But, I do recall that some water heaters have
> electrodes, probably zinc, in them to protect from
> electrolysis. Is
> zinc harmful to plants or fish?
> On Thursday, February 24, 2005, at 03:02 PM, Terry
> Thorsen wrote:
> > I chalk this up to some old wives tale or urban myth.
> I've hooked my
> > python
> > up to the kitchen sink and adjusted the temp using
> water from the hot
> > water
> > tank for years with no ill effects to fish or plants.
> > Terry
> > David Noal wrote,
> > I've read in more than one place that heavy metals
> can be found in
> > greater quantity in water that's been in the hot
> water tank over the
> > tap water used to fill it. This might be only an
> issue for salt-water
> > reef tanks, I really don't know for sure.
> > _______________________________________________
> > Aquatic-Plants mailing list
> > Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com
> > http://www.actwin.com/mailman/listinfo/aquatic-plants
> Aquatic-Plants mailing list
> Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com
Aquatic-Plants mailing list
Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com