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Discussion in 'General Indoor Growing' started by The Poet, Sep 11, 2019.

  1. Sep 11, 2019 #1

    The Poet

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    Since my water has cloromine in it I assumed it was bad for my plants.
    For years I have been using rain water w hydrated lime mixed in,
    {one little salt shaker 'shake' per gallon, ph corrected}
    But since this is summer and it hasn't rained not to mention my car is dead forever.
    I was forced to use tap water.

    First thing I noticed was the plants loved it!
    They are flourishing better than I've ever seen despite the cloromine.
    {?/?}

    I expected to loose my microcazi, but I can replace them in the fall.
    But I am amazed that the plants are not bothered by the cloromine.
    They are happy.

    A lucky break...


    Thank you...


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  2. Sep 11, 2019 #2

    Socrapy

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    HA! I didn't save the article but I just read somewhere neither are much harmful, in fact, they need a little chlorine. Watered lawns seem to be doing okay.
    I may try tap water on soil but I doubt I'd get anywhere with it in hydro, tempting.
     
  3. Sep 11, 2019 #3

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    Because of my concern about chlorine and chloramine, I used a Brita filter (in addition to letting my water sit out in 2 liter Gatorade bottles for days) to eliminate the stuff. I noticed my plants needed more cal mag as well as seemingly needing more of nutes in general. Now you’ve got me wondering if that is a function of the filtered water having less ‘fixins’ or if the microherd was just funneling all the nutrients to the plants more efficiently. I know my clones are looking whimpier than normal using the filtered water. Good food got thought Poet. Thx.
     

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