Re: Water from dehumidifier?

Michael L. Rapport <mrapport at magic1_org> wrote Friday May 24:

>  I was just wondering if it was posible to use the water that is collected
>by my dehmidifier which I run in my basement.Is it the same as distilled?
>Should I test it first? Is there any possibility it would harm my fish or

I would be very leery of using water from a dehumidifier because it
probably condensed on metal surfaces and could be very high in zinc or
copper.  I would collect some and test it by putting in a snail.  If the
snail lives and seems happy, then it is all right.

Paul Krombholz                  Tougaloo College, Tougaloo, MS  39174
In hot, humid 95 degree Mississippi