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Table 1 Quality parameters of water used during acclimation and experimentation

From: Effects of antioxidant enzymes and bioaccumulation in eels (Anguilla japonica) by acute exposure of waterborne cadmium

Parameters Value
pH 7.96 ± 0.10
Salinity (‰) ≤ 0.1
Dissolved oxygen (mg L−1) 7.75 ± 0.05
Chemical oxygen demand (mg L−1) < 0.01
NH3-N (mg L−1) 0.015 ± 0.005
NO2-N (mg L−1) 0.003 ± 0.001
NO3-N (mg L−1) 4.3 ± 0.1
SO42− (mg L−1) 8.0 ± 0.5
PO43− (mg L−1) 0.25 ± 0.05
SS (mg L−1) 28 ± 2
Total hardness (CaCO3 mg L−1) 150 ± 10
Cd2+ (mg L−1) ≤ 0.0001