• Question: Why are fishes not able to survive in distilled water?

    Asked by beckybeth to David, Luna, Mark, Melanie, Probash on 23 Mar 2011 in Categories: .
    • Photo: Luna Munoz

      Luna Munoz answered on 23 Mar 2011:

      Are they not? I don’t know why? I’ve not been able to keep my fish alive for very long, so I’m not a good person to ask 😉

    • Photo: David Pyle

      David Pyle answered on 23 Mar 2011:

      Distilled water is pure water, free from dissolved ions (electrolytes). it lacks dissolved ions which may be essential for fish survival.