The Planted Tank Forum - View Single Post - Another RO thread but I did read the others first!
View Single Post
post #11 of (permalink) Old 06-04-2017, 11:41 AM
Algae Grower
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Michigan
Posts: 56
I use 100% RO water on my planted tank and reconstitute it with a GH booster and potassium bicarbonate, keeping GH at 5 and KH at 4. You can add more of either to achieve your harder water targets. Baking soda is very cost effective for KH and I used it up to a year ago when I decided I didn't want the sodium in my tank any longer

I get GH booster here - Planted Aquarium Fertilizer - Home

I get potassium bicarbonate here - Potassium carbonate will work, too, for KH

Last edited by rzn7z7; 06-04-2017 at 11:48 AM. Reason: typo
rzn7z7 is online now  
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome