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Discuss water requirements, "soil" (growing media) and suitable planting containers

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By Synbadd
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Hi all, i've just joind having bought a Fly trap and not wanting to kill it as i did so many as a child.
I have read that tap water, bottled water etc is a no go due to it's chemicals, minerals chlorine etc.

so far everyone suggests distilled water and deionosed water. my local supermarket here in france only sells demineralized water at about 1€ for 5l, will that be ok? i think it is but i thougt i should check with the experts.

And for the good of anyone else sharing my De-blah, De-Blah, Re-Blah water, "how many types of water can there be" sort of dilemma, can those in the know post as many "safe" names of water in this topic?

Thanks all
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Synbadd wrote:so far everyone suggests distilled water and deionosed water. my local supermarket here in france only sells demineralized water at about 1€ for 5l, will that be ok? i think it is but i thougt i should check with the experts.
Yep, that should be fine.
Synbadd wrote:can those in the know post as many "safe" names of water in this topic?
Deionized, deinonised, demineralized, reverse osmosis, rain, melted snow...that's all I can think of for now :)
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