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What's Your Tap Ppm?

Discussion in 'Hydroponics' started by WestbyGod, Dec 8, 2018.

  1. I think I'm lucky here in the sticks. My PPM straight out of the tap was 47 this morning. Usually averages around 56 PPM. I just use the tap here, because our water has such a low PPM.

    How does everybody else's tap water average out?
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  2. Mine's on the shittier end of the spectrum. It comes out of the tap at around 135 PPM, with a pH around 8.5.
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  3. Tap water of here comes out of the tap at around 90 PPM, with a pH around 7.1
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  4. PPM 210 - PH 7.0 from the tap.
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  5. 150 at 7.8
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  6. Nice tap water broseph
  7. 100 ppm at 8.0. From a 90’ deep well.

    I wish it was 150 and had less soluble iron but it is workable with some good regular runoff and some leaching here and there.

    Considering a water filter for the whole house. Iron filtration would be great.
  8. xjking


    I'm fairly lucky with my tap water as well. Under 60ppm but ph is high around 8.8.
  9. PH around 7.0 here. Not much industry here, even less up river. River is protected, has a trail along 90 miles of it. Maintained by non-profit.
  10. Madmax


    Mine doesnt read on my truncheon as only goes as low as 100 on tds and 140 on ec..

    Tap is 6.6 rain water.
  11. City water out of the tap is 269ppm with a pH of 7.9
  12. JWM2

    JWM2 Premium Member Supporter

    Mines 350 out of the tap. I usually use a mixture of filtered tap water and distilled water. I should invest in an RO system and will in a few months.

    In the past I had an ro system connected to a 55 gallon rain barrel with a float to turn it on and off when the water level dropped. This setup worked great and I’ll probably replicate it here. For some reason I’ve always had extremrly hard tap water.
  13. 4plant


    150 ppm and 7.3 ph not bad I’ve also got a ro filter I use While plants are young
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  14. 600 ppm 8 ph. Well water
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  15. JWM2

    JWM2 Premium Member Supporter

    Damn bro you don’t even need fertilizer.
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  16. My water lately smells like straight soil. They say there is increased organic matter in the water or some shit lol. But I think it's around 125 ppm with a very high pH around 9
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  17. JWM2

    JWM2 Premium Member Supporter

    At least you’ll never need ph up.
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  18. Lol yeah it actually works good with my nectar for the gods. It drops the ph to about right where I need it.
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