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Re: [APD] Frog in RO water

5 years seems like a pretty long life for a frog.

-----Original Message-----
From: Stuart Halliday [mailto:stuart at stuarthalliday_com] 
Sent: Monday, February 27, 2006 11:19 AM
To: aquatic plants digest
Subject: [APD] Frog in RO water

I believe Andrew McLeod wrote this email section below:
> On Sun, 26 Feb 2006 16:18:31 -0000, Jerry Baker <jerry at bakerweb_biz>
>> Do you really expect me to believe that losing 60 mg of electrolytes per
>> day is going to hurt you? That's the difference between distilled water
>> and R/O water if you drink two liters a day. If you have soft tap water
>> it might be 150 mg. I'm not convinced.
> On the other hand distilled water will dissolve glass :)

It does?
A aquatic frog owner on another list has just informed me they've kept a 
Hymenochirus boettgeri (Dwarf African Frog) in a 10 litre tank using only RO

water for the past 5 years.

Now they want to know why the frog is showing signs of illness.

Stuart Halliday

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