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Re: [Killietalk] Saga with the Water Company
it with carbon filtration for automatic water changes and with thiosulfate
changes for large tanks.
Can you remove the chloramine with carbon filtration?
I heard something about this a long time ago but I did not have much
interest in it since I have a well. But I am curious to know the answer.
----- Original Message -----
From: <LeeH920226 at aol_com>
To: <killietalk at aka_org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2006 1:23 PM
Subject: Re: [Killietalk] Saga with the Water Company
> I know our water company uses chloramine, by my tests. Their recent
> water analysis they provided me when I asked, did not include chloramine,
> did show residual chlorine and no ammonia was even tested. Before the
> of chloramine, this same water supply typically had 3-4 ppm, now it is 1.4
> This is consistent with the published standards, where chloramine can be
> effective at lower concentrations because it is more permanent. Chlorine
> fish is quick and involves both gill damage and slime coat damage. I
> it with carbon filtration for automatic water changes and with thiosulfate
> changes for large tanks.
> Lee Harper
> Media, PA
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