oh yea for sure that would help lol. 60 gallon tank. Co2 yes i inject at 3bps 10hrs a day, i use 2 t5ho bulbs and the fixture sits right on top of my tank. ive used flourish excell but only in the first two weeks was i pretty religious about it now its only when i remember to. water is hard dont know the exact measurements tho. MTS substrate with play sand cap.