I am new to the planted tank hobby. I have had freshwater before but stopped 2 years ago and started a reef. I decided to start up again with a planted tank.
I just wanted to get a good idea of what 'good' water parameters are in a planted tank.
I want to mostly do tetras and some small catfish....basically colorful, docile fish and some shrimp.
Right now...these are my parameters:
pH - 7.3
GH - 40mg/L (I believe this is soft water) let me know if I am wrong!
Temp - 76F
I am slowly builing my iron up....
Let me know If I am on the right track! Thanks!
I have a 55 gallon with canister filter, 4 inches of substrate that has flourite and eco complete covering it. 80 watts Triton and 40 watts of Power-Glo.
I also have 2 large pieces of driftwood.
I also have just 3 plants in there so far....
No fish yet.