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Re: CO2 from tapwater
- To: Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com
- Subject: Re: CO2 from tapwater
- From: "Louis Lin" <lhclin at aw_sgi.com>
- Date: Wed, 13 Jan 1999 16:30:17 -0500
- In-Reply-To: Aquatic-Plants-Owner at actwin_com (Aquatic Plants Digest) "Aquatic Plants Digest V3 #775" (Jan 13, 3:48pm)
- References: <199901132048.PAA19732 at acme_actwin.com>
> I have informed individuals that the (constant influs of fresh water from
> tap) concept could be bad. How would one monitor and control the excess
> ammonia, chlorine, etc from the tap water?
> Any comments.
I wouldn't worry about chlorine if the percentage of water change is small.
For chloramine and larger changes, a carbon filter can be installed to take
care of it.
For ammonia, unless the level is very high, it will probably acts like
a fish peeing in the tank. The biofilter or plants should take care of it.
In anycase, for large water change, continuous water change is probably a
idea than a large influs at a time.