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So it's that time of year again where i need to drain and clean out my loop. I have distilled water in hand, however it is a gallon i have not used for about half a month. I was wondering if i can still use this? It's been opened and i don't really feel like running to the store to get another gallon.
 
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I don't see any problem with it. Do you have a killcoil or PT Nuke or are you running straight distilled?
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post #3 of 8
If you kept the cap on it and stored it ~room temperature I really don't see why not.
    
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Distilled with a kill coil inside the res.
Also there is some evaporation within the bottle from what i see
 
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post #5 of 8
I think 2 week old, unused distiller water is fine.
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You'll be fine then. And like he said above, as long as it's been sealed and indoors it'll be okay.
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youll be fine, i bought a 4L bottle and i keep it room temp and closed in my closet, i use it once every 6 months or so for changeouts, never had a problem, and ive also figured out pt nuke isnt worth it, i got an 8L bottle of 5% swimming pool algaecide, couple drops in the loop with the water, does the same thing, and it only costed $15.00 for the 8L
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post #8 of 8
Most 1-gallon distilled water jugs have an expiration date. However, if stored in a cool dry place and out of sunlight, that water will last years.
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