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Old 10-02-2010, 02:37 PM   #1 
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Question bottled water?

just want to do a 50% water change since I just tested my ammonia and it is way high....(only changed the water with a 100% 3 days ago) but this is a 1 g tank...anyways MY QUESTION is can i use my room temp bottled nestle water? Usually i use the tap but the temp will be off and I need to fill the 50% tank back up. Do I still put conditioner in it?
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Old 10-02-2010, 02:51 PM   #2 
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first, I have seen the tank you have and it's 1/2 gallon, which is fine but you may be overdosing the conditioner. yes you can use bottled water no you do not need conditioner if you use it.
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Old 10-02-2010, 02:53 PM   #3 
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You can adjust the tap to match the water temp...

If you use bottled water I would also use dechlorinator-often bottled water is just filtered tap and it still can contain chlorine/chloramine...better safe than sorry kinda deal......
Just to note-bottled water can sometimes lack the needed minerals the fish needs and long term use should be avoided unless you supplement the water.
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I agree with OFL.
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