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Re: Chlorine (was APD V4 #902

Hello Kevin,

Just circulating water is not an efficient way to remove chlorine.
Aerating the water works better.

Carbon will NOT remove any buffering capacity!



> Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2001 08:11:21 -0500
> From: "Chuck & Kevin Reavis" <creavis1 at triad_rr.com>
> Subject: RE: water changes
> Hi,
> I've got another questions for the "chemically" inclined.  I have an extra
> 90 gal tank that I want to use to prep water for water changes without using
> any chemicals to remove the chlorine.  (Our water does not have chloramine,
> thank goodness:)   IF I run tap water into the prep tank and and circulate
> the water for 24 to 48 hrs will I be safe to assume that the chlorine has
> dissapated?   I could use carbon, but I dont want to remove any buffering
> capacity from my water.  Thanks.
> (ms)Kevin Reavis