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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-26-2013, 05:49 AM Thread Starter
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Substrate that buffers to 7-7.4?

I'm looking for a substrate that will buffer to between 7-7.4 for some shrimp I will be keeping. I normally use ADA Amazonia New, but that buffers too low for this project. pH is the main concern, other things like plant nutrients come second. Thanks
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-26-2013, 06:37 AM
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Fuval shrimp or plant stratum ?
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pH should not necessarily be your main concern with shrimp. What's more important is water hardness.

What kind of shrimp do you plan on keeping and what is your KH? GH?
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Tigers, with RO water remineralized to gh 5 and kh 0-1. RO comes out about 6.4
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