Dehumidifier Water

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Dehumidifier Water

by Lychanthrope » Tue Apr 07, 2009 5:30 pm

With Spring around the coner. I wonder if I can use the water from the dehumidifier to water my VFT? We run one in the basement in the summer months and I get a lot of water out of it.

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Re: Dehumidifier Water

by Matt » Tue Apr 07, 2009 5:32 pm

Yes, I think that would be ok. It's the same as water coming off an Air Conditioner, right? It should be free of minerals.

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Re: Dehumidifier Water

by hackerberry » Tue Apr 07, 2009 6:33 pm

Don't use it. A member of the OCPS forum had a bad experience with it.

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Re: Dehumidifier Water

by Lychanthrope » Thu Apr 09, 2009 8:29 pm

1 for 1 against

maybe I'll have to experiment wiht 2 plants. ;)

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Re: Dehumidifier Water

by Matt » Thu Apr 09, 2009 9:36 pm

Lychanthrope wrote:1 for 1 against

I was just speculating. Since hackerberry has knowledge of someone using it with bad results, I would go with his answer. Of course, as you say, you can always experiment with a couple of plants and see how it goes.

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Re: Dehumidifier Water

by hackerberry » Thu Apr 09, 2009 10:30 pm

Yeah, dehumidifiers are different depending on the built. Try the water on some of the less expensive CPs. Experiment is still the best way to go.

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Re: Dehumidifier Water

by NZL » Thu Apr 09, 2009 10:48 pm

In my opinion, water from a dehumidifier or airco has a higher chance of containing fungi depending on the model ofcourse...
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