Is filtered tap water okay?

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Is filtered tap water okay?

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hi, I have a filter on my tap that removes stuff from the water and my brother uses it in his fish tank.

is it safe?

thanks

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Re: Is filtered tap water okay?

Post by Wai »

Hi Daisy,

I don't know about Perth's tap water. Here in Melbourne it doesn't taste funny and I have bathed my hermit crabs in untreated warm tap water before, but for their drinking water, I always use bottled water. I guess it's one of those try at your own risk kind of things.
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Re: Is filtered tap water okay?

Post by harry potter »

Hi Daisy! With all water (tap or bottled) you should use a dechlorinator such as Prime.
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Re: Is filtered tap water okay?

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ok, but my brother uses it in his fish tank without any problums and he didn't add a dechlorinator.

and I can't get to the pet shop at the Monemt
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