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RE: Water storage
>>It is NOT the visible bubbles that harm fish! It is the water, stored
under pressue, supersaturated with both oxygen and nitrogen, which, upon
standing -- at atmospheric pressure -- slowly releases the excess
nitrogen gas (haemoglobin takes care of the oxygen), either in the
gills, or other parts of the body, possibly causing embolism.
In people (divers) it is called "the bends".<<
Well, that makes sense I guess. I learn something new with every APD issue!
Thanks George, Mark, and the two people who emailed me... So how much of a
concern is this? Should I throw out my python and buy a 55 gallon drum??? I
thought I was lucky to be in the only area of San Jose to have soft tap
Robert Paul H
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