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09-01-2008 06:14 PM
mistergreen nyc also puts in a phosphate based chemical to help with the pipe corrosion. I don't think plants can use it though.. The molecule is pretty big but I'm not sure about that.

run your tap through a brita to for drinking & for the fish.

nyc's tap water always tasted funny to me.
09-01-2008 04:41 PM
epicfish Heh. http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/10/ny...cnd-water.html

Page 14: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dep/pdf/wsstate07.pdf

Check to see which water system supplies Queens, NY.
09-01-2008 04:38 PM
Gatekeeper Should be on your water bill. If not, you can start here.
09-01-2008 04:13 PM
dr.tran Thanks glenn. Do u know where I can find a directory on my local water supply? I'm not sure how to find them.
09-01-2008 03:56 PM
Gatekeeper You can also contact your water supplier as well. They can tell you your levels most of the time if they have a tested source close by. If anything, you should receive an annual report displaying all of your water parameters.
09-01-2008 03:43 PM
dr.tran
Test ur phosphate NYC!

I just got my phosphate tesed yesterday and straight from the tap, 2 ppm phosphate! By my tank water is over 10 ppm!! So test your water and I think we don't have to do phosphate for a while.

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