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Would this work for acidic water fish/inverts?

'ello all! I have come up with a method of softening and acidifying water, but I need input on whether or not it would work for most fish. Here it is:

1: Fill a large container with a substantial amount of RO or distilled water.

2: Put in a filter holding a bag of an acidifying substance that will be replaced every 2 weeks. This shall be referred to as the 'battery'.

3: The distilled will be mixed with a small (about 1 gallon per every 9 of distilled) amount of dechlorinated tap water. Since the buffers in the tap would be so spread out, they would not be able to absorb all the acid and would be neutralized, keeping the container's water acidic.

4: As long as battery changes are consistently done and only small amounts of tap are added at once, the water would remain acidic and soft.

Do you guys think that this would work?
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