Originally Posted by Bunsen Honeydew
Ok, your pH and KH are much lower than mine. If you are being conservative on CO2, I think you'd want to add it until your pH drops down to the 6.8 to 7.0 range.
My tap in Inver Grove Heights is 8.2 to 8.4 for pH and 15 to 17 for KH.
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We have a water softener/filtration- so that's prolly why. I keep forgetting my hubby spent a fortune hooking it all up when we built the new house.
note: I take back the melting plants I think it am just being OCD... now I see my tissue cultures are about 3 times the size! but the plants in back (the larger AR mini and bolbis, and the watersprite) seems to have the most issue. The outlet was blowing on them, so I moved it slightly.
QUESTION: so do I leave it on 24/7?
I hear very conflicting reviews that the swings are not good and then contrary that the CO2 at night will choke the fish.
Giving back creates a virtuous cycle that makes everyone more successful (as long as they cycle!)
7 Tanks and counting..... plus all these critters to feed critters
Last edited by livebearerlove; 05-11-2019 at 02:32 PM.