Originally Posted by Rob in Puyallup
Curious about the substrate used with these guys. How does one keep the pH at these high levels especially with driftwood in the tank?
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Tannins are what lowers pH AFAIK
so if the driftwood isn't leeching tannins it's not going to affect the pH. I have a tank of PFR and cray with a fairly good sized piece of driftwood in there and pH is 8.2 or so. Pool filter sand as substrate in that tank. I really like the looks of these and may entertain the idea of getting them to toss into that tank. Hmmmm.