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    I bought water that has a label were it says:

    PH a 20 C = 5-7
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    CL < 0,15 mg/L
    Calcium < 0,15 mg/L
    Magnesium < 0,005 mg/L

    His this water ok for cp plants ??

    thanks

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    What kind of water is it? is it Spring water or distilled water? Welocme to the forums!

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    Big letters = Distelled water
    small letters = dismineralisid water ( without minerals, sorry for my english )
    after that as the previous quimical analisis .

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    Sounds fine [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile.gif[/img]
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    Water that has total dissolved solids (TDS) < 60 parts per million (PPM) is good for CPs. This is why distilled/reverse osmosis (RO) water is good, and tap water is bad.

    Your water seems to have a low concentration of the major ions so my guess would be it is good for CPs.
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    Ok, thanks for your human opinion, now let's see what the plants have to say [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile_m_32.gif[/img]

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