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post #22 of (permalink) Old 09-30-2012, 11:18 PM Thread Starter
morgan
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Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: England
Posts: 63
The big day

Well the substrate swap went pretty smooth
started this morning with my daughter keen to earn her pocket money .





all the hard work was done for me lol





tannins in my water from the peat


sand substrate. not as black as i was hoping for.


filling up


All shrimp and snails are back in now Total time taken - 5 hrs , RO maker is very slow

So im happy now that i have control of the water perimeters, which I havent notched it down too rapid , over the nxt week the PH will be brought down to 6.5 and TDS 130

current stats

PH 7.0 with tester 6.8 with test strip
TDS - 174
KH 70 mg/l
GH 200 mg/l
nitrate 10 mg/l
nitrite 0 mg/l
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