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post #13 of (permalink) Old 12-14-2012, 02:47 AM Thread Starter
Oopsie doosies.
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Originally Posted by somewhatshocked View Post
Prime just raises your total dissolved solids. With Crystals, that's something you need to keep in check at all times. Best only to use it if it's necessary.

Unless your tank gets below 50, you probably won't ever need a heater. I only use them in tanks with heavy breeding and in areas where I can't keep things 60 and up.
Oh. I see. I'll quit using the Prime then. Don't want the TDS to get outta control there.

I'll take out the heater. I just remembered that CRS do like the temp to be low.

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