Aquavitro Mineralize and shrimp tank
So I decided to make the switch to distilled water (much easier for me to find than ro). And at the time the only mineralizer I could find was aquavitro. I think they only use calcium and magnesium. My shrimp dont seem to be quite happy although it keeps my ph down and hardness where I want I noticed today the params are creeping up by one point or two (api test kits).
I am going to try another mineralizer if I can get it but am starting to wonder if all this work to keep params static is worth it. My tap is a little higher on gh,kh,ph than when I first tested my distilled with mineralize, but I have raised 2 baby crs and only lost one in my tap in a 4gw.
So I dont know if I am dealing with a lame product or if I should save a hassle and go with my tap. Anyone else kept crystals in what is not considered "ideal" params and have them thrive?
As water evaps, the minerals stay and you're going to get some creep unless you top off with distilled without anything in it.
Ok, that is what I figured, slowly adding non mineralized distilled to balance it out. It was only over the course of a day, though so I am worried I am going to be doing this everyday...i will keep track for a week and see how it goes with this product.
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