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Old 12-30-2007, 03:27 PM
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I run 3 warm mist humidifiers for my plants. The quality of my water is such that scale accumulates rather quickly inside the units (I water my plants with rainwater). I have seen several products that can be used in the humidifier water tanks, to cut down on scale deposits. My question is this: While these products seem like a great solution, is it possible that they could also cause bud blast due to possible additives in the mist?
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Old 12-30-2007, 03:44 PM
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What's the ingredients of the products you're considering? Do you know?
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Old 12-30-2007, 03:49 PM
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To be honest I don't know off the top of my head......I know I checked it out when I saw the products on the shelf at Target...Nothing stuck out though. I'm gonna try to find out via the internet......
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What about using good quality water (rain, RO, etc.) ?
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Old 12-30-2007, 03:53 PM
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That's my response as well. Distilled water or RO water is too cheap to ignore as an alternative.
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Old 12-30-2007, 03:54 PM
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I would love to be able to use rainwater but right now my collection system is just not big enough to water my plants and keep the humidifiers running
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Old 12-30-2007, 03:54 PM
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what about just good ole deionized water like you do for the iron--those never seem to accummulate anything
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I dont Iron! LOL! I'm a little embaressed but I'm not sure what deionized water is
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Old 12-30-2007, 04:07 PM
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Steam distilled water is pretty cheap these days. Check it out at your local grocery store.
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Old 12-30-2007, 04:48 PM
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I use Ro in mine before I got a Ro unit bought it by the gal. cheap at the grocery store they have a big Ro. machine . Rain works the same as the RO. if you get enough.. .Gin

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