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    So my A/C unit is in the basement. Up until now I didn't give much though to it because the condensation was pumped out a drain. Out of sight out of mind. Well the pump quit working so now I have a bucket to catch the water and manually dump it until I fix it. I know I could use it in the garden, but what do you think about in the fish tank? I need to check the PH of it out of curiosity and I wish I had a hardness test to check that as well. I figured it would be no good for a fish tank, but I thought I'd bring it up anyway.
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    Hmmm...central air or window unit?
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    Hmmm...central air or window unit?
    Central air. It's a fancy thing. lol I didn't even know what it was when I first moved in.
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    Umm I think it would have heavy metals in it from being in there and coming out.
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    Actually... if its condensed water I think it'd be pure... but I wouldn't risk it

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    It should be pure, yes....but who knows what kind of stuff is growing in your condensate pan?...those things can get pretty slimy

    In addition, it probably doesn't have any mineral content.....I think it would make great water for your outdoor plants
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    do not use in fish tank. garden is where it should grow. just don't think of the mold or algae or other stuff that grows in the catch pan. I clean me catch pan and drain line once a year with bleach to keep it ichey free.
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    Yeah that is what I figured. Thanks everyone. Just popped into my head and thought it was an interesting idea. I think I'm going to rig something up to pump in out to my rain barrel.
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