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    Default Rain waters to top off

    What would happen if I use rain water for my top off


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    I just visited for RAP, and driving into LA and seeing the smog layer, and knowing that the rain captures lots of that as it falls, and knowing that it settles on your roof and the rain would wash it from your roof into your collection container, I would not consider using that water for ATO personally.

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    Horrible idea unless you can filter it, your tank would fail a smog check afterwards

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    Makes sense. Thanks no rain water for me


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    Acid rain!!
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    someone on this forum before checked TDS on rainwater and it was surprisingly low. But, still don't know what chemicals would show up without a real analysis done. Also, I believe they just had a rain bucket outside and not collecting from rain gutter run off.
    120 Gallon tank with stuff that I'll eventually kill =/

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    Agree with everyone no way to tell what chemicals are getting into water on its way down


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