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will my kh and gh kill my fish

iv a kh of 14 and also gh is about 14

iv ottos and read that the need softer water ...will this kill them?

they seemed fine but im trying to fine tune my tank and this is the next thing i noticed that was off

my ph is 7.4
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No, Otto Catfish, Macrotocinclus macrospilus (formally Otocinclus macrospilus) can be finicky but the accept quite a wide range of water

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cheers bud...was surprised to see how hard the water was...will look into making it a little softer though
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cheers bud...was surprised to see how hard the water was...will look into making it a little softer though
You can use driftwood or mix in some distilled or RO water to make the water softer.

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