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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-22-2007, 07:58 AM Thread Starter
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hard water and soft water question

Ok guys my tank is 10g co2 injected, iam tryin to get my cherry to breed and its been over 2months and still no babies. i know they like 7.6-7.8 ph is there anyway to higher the ph by usin the water softener water?

tank water
kh-13
gh-28
ph-7
co2 25-32ppm
no2-0

should i use the water softener water?
kh-8
gh-5-8
ph-8

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kH 13 is very high for a freshwater tank ...

Do you add any buffer ?
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no i dont use any buffers. so you think i should use the water soften water instead of the hardwater?

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so is harder water better for plants or not?

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