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By fmstuart
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So, I bought a TDS meter to test our tap water, and the total dissolved solids reading is 20 ppm. I look at Greenville, SC's water quality report, and the latest seems to indicate an average of 44 ppm (see attached screenshot)
Greenville, SC Water Quality
Greenville, SC Water Quality
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. Are these low enough not to require that I use distilled water for my VFTs and other CPs? Any other numbers on the attached photo bothersome for VFTs and other CPs?

Thanks!

Forrest
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By nimbulan
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#312716
That's about the same as mine. Seems to work fine, though it wouldn't hurt to clean your trays out occasionally.
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By nimbulan
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#312720
Well I don't because it would be a huge pain but it's usually recommended. It doesn't seem to cause any problems for me.
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