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zohn

Can anyone recommend me a dechlorinator unit that I can just plug into a garden hose? It's for planted tanks so I'm not after the fancy RO units.

Changing water via buckets has long lost its appeal

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Squiggle

If its just plants & fish then i just stick the hose in & add a double dose of Prime as I start filling, but that's just me & I'm lazy like that with fish :encouragement:

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NoGi

I have a 4' tank close to my laundry. When I drain water its straight to outside. When I fill it's from the laundry tap straight into the tank after I chuck in some prime. My tank has riffles, cherries, DAS, DRN, snails and fish.

The trick is to slowly fill so that the temp doesn't swing too fast/much. No deaths to date.

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ineke

To add to that if you are using RO water do you still need to use prime type products? I haven't been because I thought RO was pure

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BlueBolts

No need to use any other products except adding minerals (i.e. salty shrimp) to "balance off you TDS/Ec". With top ups, it's 100% RO water with a squirt of shrimp water ..... Oooooo, another secret.:friendly_wink:

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ineke

What's the squirt of shrimp water?????.??.

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BlueBolts
What's the squirt of shrimp water?????.??.

Before I answer that question, you have to be prepared to spend the $. So are ya ineke...

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ineke

If it means my shrimp will be better of I MIGHT

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BlueBolts

Bossaquaria sells a benibachi product called shrimp water. Have always used it, from Day 1, as it was recommended to me by a BB specialist breeder from overseas ! Not 100% sure of its effectiveness, but its my insurance policy !

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ineke

Ah the secret shrimp water I saw that on his web page and wondered what it was

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Squiggle
Bossaquaria sells a benibachi product called shrimp water. Have always used it' date=' from Day 1, as it was recommended to me by a BB specialist breeder from overseas ! Not 100% sure of its effectiveness, but its my insurance policy ![/quote']

Ooooooo a BB secret pro tip! I think I will be looking into shrimp water very soon :encouragement:

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ineke

Might have to think about that too.

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zohn

I just ordered one called ** detox dechlorinator. 9L/min and treats 350,000L. $190 from the UK. Good value?

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