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Carbon filters

by Adam Miller » Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:01 am

Recently found an nsa water filter would this be good enough for well water my water just has minerals in it

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Re: Carbon filters

by bananaman » Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:02 am

Carbon filters are not sufficient. They remove chlorine and organics from water, but they don’t remove minerals.

If you want to use a filter to make water for your carnivorous plants, it has to be a reverse osmosis or deionization filter.

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Re: Carbon filters

by nimbulan » Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:02 am

Carbon filters will remove some minerals, but generally not much. It's not what they're designed for. You either need a filter that also contains DI resin (the ZeroWater brand is the only one I'm aware of) or a reverse osmosis system.

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Re: Carbon filters

by Artchic528 » Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:22 am

I use my tap water because it's less than 50ppm. Otherwise I just let the rain do the watering for me.

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