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pH and Plant Color

Anyone notice more colored hues on their plants the more acidic the water is?

Im specifically talking about Tiger lotus and Ludwigia repens or glandulosa
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Low KH's , not pH would be a much better parameter to focus on.

We move pH around a no# of ways, CO2, PO4 etc.......these have effects on plant growth.




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Thanks Tom,

I'm considering a 50% water change with 100% distilled water.

Is this going to cause some sort of osmotic shock to tank plants and fish in 100% tap water?

Plants are those stated above, fauna is pygmy cories, otos, and GBR.
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