How long does STS effect on ph last?
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > Specific Aspects of a Planted Tank > Substrate


 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 12-24-2012, 05:50 PM   #1
PamAndJim
Planted Member
 
PamAndJim's Avatar
 
PTrader: (5/100%)
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: DFW
Posts: 222
Default How long does STS effect on ph last?

I set up my new dirted 125 with Saf T Sorb a little over two weeks ago. Everything is fine so far and the fish are all doing well. But, as expected the pH is much lower than what comes out of the tap. I have done a couple small water changes, so don't cause a huge pH swing. I am also waiting to add new fish until the pH stabalizes and gets back up to normal (or at least close to normal). For those of you who have experience with STS, how long does that process take? Also, will I be OK doing 25% weekly water changes?
PamAndJim is online now   Reply With Quote
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not 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

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 06:51 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012