RE: NANFA-- Neutralizing Chlorine

Mark (
Fri, 1 Jun 2001 11:30:15 -0400


I'm not prepared to present a water chemistry arguement at the moment.
I'll just say that I routinely put fishes into thiosulfate-treated tap
water with no other treatment to filter or remove ammonia (such as in a
bucket or bag) and have never had any problems. I guess I am assuming that
our municipality uses chloramine (I believe it is the standard now), and I
know that the concentration varies widely. Sometimes the odor is
overwhelming as it comes out of the tap. Nasty! Maybe I should also say
that our water is never acidic, but rather tends to the alkaline/hard.

Columbus Ohio USA <))><

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