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Old 05-06-2011, 11:50 PM   #1 
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Treating Spring Water? Really??

Our tap water is bad, bad, bad so I use spring water in my tank. I read on a few threads that spring water should be treated. I've not done that in three months!! Is it really necessary? I thought treating the water was to remove chlorine and such. I've had absolutely no problems with the tank so far. Thoughts?
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Old 05-07-2011, 03:44 AM   #2 
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Although I don't have an answer to your question, I did a quick search and found this interesting page. It has lots of links as well and many of the forum readers might find it useful and interesting:
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Old 05-08-2011, 02:50 AM   #4 
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I have to use spring water too. I treat mine still with dechlorinator since I get walmart spring water. You may or may not have to use dechlorinator depending what brand of spring water you buy. Since I buy cheap walmart brand, I don't take the chances, lol.
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Old 05-08-2011, 06:23 AM   #5 
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I also use natural spring water. I use Tetra BettaSafe® on my water. Yeah the water is great but I also wash out my tank with tap water. Also that stuff gives the fish a protective coating. I am contemplating getting aquarium salt and adding a 1/4 tsp in my tank to prevent any sicknesses also! Gotta be prepared, ya know? :P
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