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Re: RO pinions on rainwater?
Save the rainwater for the fish and use the fishwater(unmedicated and
unsalted) for the plants. My house plants love it.
>From: RuevenM at aol_com
>Reply-To: killietalk at aka_org
>To: killietalk at aka_org
>Subject: RO pinions on rainwater?
>Date: Sun, 7 Jan 2001 10:43:41 EST
> I would not worry about rainwater. I live in Houston and use it
>usually try to let it rain for 10 minutes before I dash out and put the big
>plastic tubs under all the roof gullies. Sometimes I don't wait, but I
>it is better to wait and let it rain off some polution first. I have used
>nearly 100% rainwater on killies and tetras for years -- as well as Rio
>Checkerboard cichlids. No problems. I use the same water to water my
>I once asked Rosario LaCorte about its use -- and he is in NJ -- and he
>don't worry -- use it! A friend who is a commercial orchid grower here has
>huge plastic tower he uses to collect water off his roof. So I say collect
>away. If you are worried, you can do what the old german breeders used to
>Boil it; carbon filter it and store it away in sealed jugs for future use.
>Takes more effort, but might be the best way to go.
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