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Old 10-17-2013, 09:45 AM   #1
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Fluval EBi flora


Here is my used fluval. It has some scratches and chips but I got it for for free and it holds water. Ill be adding a guppy, he will be happy going from 1.25 gallons to 7g. Maybe some galaxy rasoboras and dwarf cories later on.

Right now I have no filtration or water moving because I don't reallly want to use the stock filter(it's a huge eye sore). I may get a small powerhead or steal one from my other tanks.



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Old 10-17-2013, 03:53 PM   #2
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cool...careful that rock looks like it will increase your pH, i could be wrong ^^
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cool...careful that rock looks like it will increase your pH, i could be wrong ^^
You may be right, it may be limestone. I did a vinegar test and got no reaction though but I can't find any other matches. This is disappointing, now Ill probably have to remove it.
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I removed the rocks. I have some petrified wood and round river stones as my options now. Researching petrified wood now, so far I have read that it may increase GH.
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I have petrified wood in my 9G Ehiem with no ill effects. Have a thriving cherry shrimp colony in there and no altered parameters.
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Here is my petrified wood. It has some really cool crystals on it.


I just tested the grey rocks with nitrate test 1 and it fizzed pretty good so I am glad I removed them. I also tested the petrified wood and nothing happened so I *know* it wont change my ph. I also picked up a bag of black lava rocks from lowes, so I have a lot of options to play around with.
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