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looking at strobes no fail tek, how important would the distilled water be? also there seems to be an issue with the top of the bag drying out while the rest is 95% shake at 30%, small patches of what looks to be over saturated grains on others, to correct this issue  attempts to use slightly less water 

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I'm still new to this but I'm pretty sure Distilled or RO water should be used. Target sells distilled for 69 cents a gallon. Cannot help with the rest of your question.

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