Water For Triops? Help

Discussion in 'Our Other Pets' started by lilabug4545, Mar 5, 2018.

  1. lilabug4545

    lilabug4545Well Known MemberMember

    I've become really interested in inverts, none more so than triops!
    Does anyone have any idea as to what water to use for them? I keep seeing 'use RODI water' 'no don't, there aren't any minerals' 'use tap water w/ dechlorinator' 'the dechlorinator might kill them' I don't have access to "bottled spring water" and I'd prefer to use something I already have ready access to. I have a runoff creek near me, an RODI unit, and I can use tap water with dechlorinator.
  2. Adriana N

    Adriana NValued MemberMember

    Yeah. You can use tap water and dechlorinator. I do it all the time and I have a high success rate with brine shrimp. I also think the high ph is good for invertebrates(?) whereas RODI and spring water is void of them.

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