Water Sample Disposal

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jgeez
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Water Sample Disposal

#1 Post by jgeez » Mon Nov 14, 2022 12:20 am

What is the correct way to dispose of pond water samples after I finish with them. I usually keep them a few days, view them, and then throw the water out. Should I just dispose of it in the sink. Or, should I discard it outside. I am not talking about samples heavy with bacteria -- just typical pond samples with Rotifers and the other usual suspects. Does it matter?

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Dennis
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Re: Water Sample Disposal

#2 Post by Dennis » Mon Nov 14, 2022 8:28 am

jgeez,
I throw mine in my house plant's container.
If I had a lot and no house plants I'd throw it on the ground outside.

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