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Hi was wondering if anyone had an ionized water filter? You can change the ph to you liking but was wondering if the ph would shift or would it be stable?
 

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It is never easy to respond to a question like this. So, I will just say, no, I have never had an "ionized water filter", nor has anyone else, to my knowledge. Water is H2O, and it doesn't exist as "ionized water". If you add a salt to the water, the water contains ions, but pure water is not ionized. You can't adjust the pH of water with an "ionized water filter". http://www.chem1.com/CQ/ionbunk.html
 

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Hi was wondering if anyone had an ionized water filter? You can change the ph to you liking but was wondering if the ph would shift or would it be stable?
+1,

Whoever mentioned "ionzied water" to you, run from them.......... fast!

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Tom Barr
 

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Well i found the filter in my kitchen. Apparently my parents had bought it a long time ago. I set the filter to 6.8 and then I tested the water that came out. It was 6.8 but I've heard that the water isn't safe for aquarium use. Can anyone verify this?
 

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are you sure the PH out of the tap is not 6.8?
By all means use it if you like... The device is harmless, fake and harmless.
 

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definitely not because the water comes out at 7.4. Well thanks for your response but I just wanted to know if it was safe for fish use. Don't really care about the filter use for humans.
 

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It could be a cation exchange resin...that would explain the drop in pH, especially if it was exchanging the magnesium and calcium cations for protons.
uhh sorry I never really excelled at chemisty lol. Just wondering if it would work for my shrimp tank
 
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