We continue our series on reverse osmosis basics with talking about chloramines. In this episode, we explain what chloramines are and how they are used to treat water and the simple solution to remove these from your water for both drinking and reef purposes. Chloramine is Chlorine with the addition of ammonia. Chloramines have been used to disinfect municipal water systems for almost 100 years. With new regulations, chloramines have been used more and more by cities. The EPA now estimates that 1 in 5 cities is using chloramines to treat water. Luckily, it is easy to remove these chloramines from your tap water and not add that additional ammonia to your reef tank. With the addition of catalytic activate carbon and special carbon blocks like the ChlorPlus from Pentek. These can be added to already existing RO systems or purchased as a completely new system. *Legal Stuff* The purpose and content of this video is to provide general information regarding the products and their applications as presented in the video. Aquatic sales solutions, inc. And its officers, directors, employees and agents disclaim all express or implied warranties, in any way, related to the products and their application as presented in this video, make no representation or warranty regarding the products and the application as presented in this video and shall not be liable for any direct or indirect losses or damages of any type, including but not limited to punitive damages, or from personal injury or death resulting from or in any manner related to the video, and the products in and contents of the video. The viewer expressly agrees that aquatic sales solutions, inc. And its officers, directors, employees and agents shall not be liable for any damages or losses related to the products in and content of the video and hereby agrees to hold the foregoing harmless from any such losses or damages.