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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-08-2013, 08:56 PM Thread Starter
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max temp for walstad

my tank has been running at 26C for about 2-3 weeks and one of my newts has got a problem from water quality, because of high temp and food fouling, and also i have go a small amount of white mould on bottom too, is there a max temp for a low tech tank?
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-08-2013, 09:05 PM
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Only the same effect temperature will have on any tanking system so based on using soils alone I would say no. My tanks routinely run for months with the temps at 80 - 82°F.

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