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reverse osmosis waste water in aquarium

I was just wondering what anybody thinks about using RO waste water in my tank. My tap water is not bad a little on the soft side, I've never had any problem using it in my freshwater tanks. I was thinking that since the waste water runs thru the prefilters it has the chlorine on sediments removed from it. I could add it straight to the tank with out any declorinator in my mind it should be the perfect water and I'm throwing it out
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you should test it. It should be concentrated in TDS, for starters.
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I use it all the time. No problems with it whatsoever. My tap water is hard and has high ph 7.8 but after it goes thru the prefielters the ph drops to 6.8. If it says something when the blue rams breed in it and everyone know about those rams.

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