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Old 01-26-2013, 10:51 AM   #1
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High GH/KH values

Hi folks:

I have very hard water hardness on both levels - other than using RO water, what are my options to make my water softer.

Any products out in the market that works nicely?

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I've had good luck with using filtered rain water for water changes and water softening pillows in the filter.
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Old 01-26-2013, 01:57 PM   #3
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Fluval makes a peat moss extract that you can put into your filter. I use it in my canister and my HOB filter. I live in the country and have hard water as well. It's not a fix all but it does bring it down some.

I have one box's worth in a mesh bag in my canister filter for my 120 and I have about 1/4 of a box worth in a mesh bag that I dropped in my HOB filter for my 29. You have to change it every 2-3 months. Again, it's not a fix all but it does help some.
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