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post #1 of (permalink) Old 04-01-2017, 11:41 PM Thread Starter
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Switching to RO water

Hi, I have a planted 40 gallon community tank (Guppies, Neon tetras, Corydoras, Otos, Amano shrimp) & a planted 10 gallon tank with RCS, young Amanos & 3 young Bamboo shrimp, I'm going to start using RO water because the tap here is very hard. So should I mix it with the tap or just add it in to the tank? If just adding it in would I need to remineralize it now or when I get it to the KH/GH levels that I want? More info: I'm trying to lower the ph (8), KH is 14 & GH is 7 of the shrimp tank. Thanks.

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