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san diego tap water + bathing

Postby clyde612 » Sun Jun 13, 2021 9:08 pm

soooooo my guy is getting bigger and i want to give him more room during his baths!!! currently i bathe him in a very large tupperware, and i use britta water, but i’ve been thinking about switching to a full tub. however, i’m in san diego, and the tap water is not good at all. lots of hard water deposits and chlorine in our water. i don’t think i can microwave a whole tub worth of britta water lol. what do you guys think? should i get a bigger tupperware and stick to britta water? or will the bath be okay?
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Re: san diego tap water + bathing

Postby KarrieRee » Mon Jun 14, 2021 11:31 am

Are you using a water softener?
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Re: san diego tap water + bathing

Postby clyde612 » Tue Jun 15, 2021 4:48 pm

That's what I'm asking. Currently I just use Britta water.
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Re: san diego tap water + bathing

Postby Claudiusx » Tue Jun 15, 2021 4:57 pm

If it's safe for you to drink, it's safe for your dragon.
Nothing wrong with bathing in tap water.

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Re: san diego tap water + bathing

Postby clyde612 » Tue Jun 15, 2021 5:14 pm

Claudiusx wrote:If it's safe for you to drink, it's safe for your dragon.

That's the issue, no one drinks the tap water in San Diego. You CAN, but it's not great for you.
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Re: san diego tap water + bathing

Postby Gail » Wed Jun 16, 2021 8:02 am

The tap water is safe. The mineral deposits are fine in drinking water and the chlorine levels are monitored and kept at safe levels.
It might taste bad but its not dangerous.
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Re: san diego tap water + bathing

Postby clyde612 » Wed Jun 16, 2021 10:51 am

Okay thanks :) would it be helpful to use a dechlorinizer?
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