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Old 01-20-2013, 06:28 PM   #1
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rili/cherry breeding


I have incredibly hard water in my are (TDS 350+ and ph of 8+) would cherries/rilis breed in this? or would i have to tamper with the water conditions?
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Old 01-20-2013, 07:00 PM   #2
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Cherries will breed in just about anything, but it would probably be a good idea to at least cut your tap water with RO to lower that TDS a little, I think.
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Old 01-20-2013, 07:32 PM   #3
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You could cut the TDS if you want, however cherries are known to breed in 300-400 just fine.
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Old 01-20-2013, 07:33 PM   #4
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You could cut the TDS if you want, however cherries are known to breed in 300-400 just fine.
alright thanks! now i just need to find a source with some good prices :P
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Old 01-20-2013, 09:30 PM   #5
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TDS is fine. I'd be more alarmed by the extremely high ph than the tds. Should be fine though.
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Why? I keep all my cherries in 8+ ph.
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Old 01-20-2013, 10:59 PM   #7
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well there you go. High ph high tds sounds good to go.
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Old 01-20-2013, 10:59 PM   #8
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Ditto. These guys are pretty hardy as Zebra Danios...ok maybe not exactly but you get the idea lol
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Yes Cherries will breed in very hard water. I have very hard water and mine are breeding like rabbits!!! I have plenty to sell if anyone wants some. I am in Wadsworth Ohio pm me!!
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with that kind of PH you can go with cardinal shrimp
but seriously the cherries should be fine unless they came from really soft water
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Old 01-21-2013, 04:54 PM   #11
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with that kind of PH you can go with cardinal shrimp
but seriously the cherries should be fine unless they came from really soft water
If I could find someone to sell me some cheap I would!
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