Testing Rock Safety for Shrimp - The Planted Tank Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-15-2013, 04:49 AM Thread Starter
Algae Grower
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Savoy
Posts: 8
Testing Rock Safety for Shrimp

So I bought some cool rocks and was just wondering what the best way to test them would be. Right now I have them sitting in a bucket of RO/DI water, and the TDS has gone up to 11 in a little over 24 hours. I would like to use them in my 20L that I plan to have RCS and Amanos in (and eventually CRS).

How much ppm coming off of the rocks is too much for me to be able to use them in my tank?
Seastar is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-15-2013, 06:20 AM
These pants? are fancy.
mordalphus's Avatar
PTrader: (272/100%)
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 7,997
how often do you plan on doing a water change?

11 tds per day, and lets say 2 weeks between water changes, that's 154 tds over 2 weeks... quite a lot!
mordalphus is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome