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I can’t start new post so I’m replying to this one I’m trying to find out if my tap water is ok to use for my hydro setup. I’ve been using distilled water but now I’ve got 4 plants each requiring 3-4 gallons each in a 5 gallon bucket DWC w/ sprayers. It’s getting to be inconvenient to continue using distilled water. My tap water measures 171 TDS after sitting in gallon jugs for a day or 2 with top open to remove chlorine. Is this OK for my cannabis plants? I really can’t afford an RO system at this time.


Mate you will get most saying ro. But i use tap in my dwc with no problem. My ph is 6.2 from tap with 114 parts per million. My auto is doing awsome. One of my better grows