R0 water dozing

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    Hello people

    Would just like to know if you guys doze your Ro water with any product before topping up.
     
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    The most common additive is kalkwasser in RO
    Not really worth adding anything else
     
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    I add some aquavitro alpha just for safety
     
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    Oh ok,is this always necessary because i have heard that it can be harmful to the tank and life in it.
    Just asking Im very new to all this.So yousay its ok to mix it with your Ro water and leaving it in side my automatic top up reservoir
     
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    Thanks Morne, its a very nice word but what does it do....LoL
     
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    Thank you very much Morne, had a quick google....Sounds like great stuff...:thumbup:
     
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    Alpha is a dechloronator/water conditioner
    Seachem prime is another

    Kalkwasser is a calcium additive and needs to be researched before using
    Easier to just leave RO as RO
     
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    Thank you Dallas,your feedback are highly appreciated.
    So im leaving my R0 water as R0 and not adding any chemicals....Is that what your saying
     
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    That would be my suggestion if you just starting out
    Focus on the biology of the tank and how it works then you will have all the knowledge to run a successfully tank
     

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