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Re: Softened Water

> Date: Sun, 21 Sep 1997 23:08:35 -0600
> From: Samir Makar <smakar at cableregina_com>
> Due to the
> proximity of my holding tank, I am using softened water.  I pleased with
> the results, especially since experimenting with DIY CO2 and PMDD.  Am I
> lucky, or just not realizing my full potential.  Does anyone know how
> much Sodium is being put into the water.

As I understand it, a softener exchanges Ca and Mg ions for Na ions, so the
amount of Na added is equal to the amount of Ca and Mg that you had to
begin with.

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