RO water and phosphates

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    Does anyone know how much phosphates are in ro water?
     
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    Been buying from one of our local water shops and tested levels to be at 0.08ppm?
    Acceptable or not?
     
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    Not good. RO/de-ionised water should have no RO. Most reefers try and strive for a PO4 reading of around 0.03 to keep SPS successfully. My tank used to run at about 0.08ppm PO4
     
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