Mixing Eco Pro Developer - what kinda water"

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Mixing Eco Pro Developer - what kinda water"

Postby dfbldwn » Fri Jun 02, 2017 3:46 pm

I have access to tape water and to demineralized (reverse osmosis) water. Which would be better to use when I mix up 5L of Eco Pro B&W film developer?

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Re: Mixing Eco Pro Developer - what kinda water"

Postby Digitaltruth » Sat Jun 03, 2017 4:30 am

Always use regular tap water for any chemicals, including ECO PRO, unless distilled or deionized is specifically recommended.
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Re: Mixing Eco Pro Developer - what kinda water"

Postby dfbldwn » Sat Jun 03, 2017 1:23 pm

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Re: Mixing Eco Pro Developer - what kinda water"

Postby pirateoversixty » Sun Jun 11, 2017 9:40 pm

dfbldwn:

what kind of water to use may depend on what is in your tap water. it is my understanding that most photo chemicals today contain an ingredient to combat some hard water contaminants. if you think it is pretty free of rust, or other impurities, tap water is the way to go.
if you think it is not, you may want to consider distilled, or purified, drinking water. as stated, though, good tap water is the preferred way.
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