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can i use tap water?

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can i just use tap water if i'm able to refresh the entire loop water every single week?
post #2 of 17
Why would you do that?
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post #3 of 17
just why?
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post #4 of 17
Yes, just your blocks corroded a little more and you will get build up if you dont use silver or some kind anti algae.

Still not recommended unless you have to.
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post #5 of 17
I'd advise against it. Why not just make a trip to the grocery store for distilled?
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post #6 of 17
dont, It will leave Black grainy gunk in your Loop.
post #7 of 17
Eh... REALLY? you want to put conductive tap water to cool your loop?

All the hard earned and lovingly built pieces?

Personally I wouldn't EVER use water from the tap, Distilled water is the preferred choice!!

one drop out of place and you'll regret you ever wanted watercooling...
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post #8 of 17
No
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post #9 of 17
You can use tap water but the mineral build up and impurities will eventually destroy everything. I had accidentally used tap water once because someone had used all my distilled water and decided it was okay to refill it with water from the sink.
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post #10 of 17
You can do it but your line will degrade MUCH faster.
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