Sulfate / Chloride Levels

Christophe

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My tap water is moderately hard, so I blend it 50-60% with RO/DI water. I add back some magnesium and potassium to get them back to healthy levels using the sulfate salts for both. Between the tap and what I add, this results in a sulfate level of about 50-55 ppm. Chloride after dilution is
 

Tom Barr

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SO4, no, less Cl- the better in most cases.