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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V3 #1136

on 01:48 AM 7/7/99 , Aquatic Plants Digest wrote:

 >Just in case you did not know, there is a very affordable DI system that
 >you can us for your aquariums.  American Pharma. makes the mixed bed DI
 >resin systems (called 'The Tap Water Purifier',  TWP) that are suppose to
 >be a one use cartridge system.  Someone has come up with a procedure to
 >recharge these resins.  Here are the directions:

Is this an ion-exchange system? What does it end up adding to the water? 
(Hydrogen and hydrochloride?) and are these bad for aquaria? What is the 
general hardness and alkalinity of the resulting water?

thanks for any answers.
michael moncur   mgm at starlingtech_com   http://www.starlingtech.com/
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