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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-17-2018, 11:59 PM Thread Starter
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Question about cycling Aquasoil

I'm going to follow their water change routine. My tap water is low GH around 1-2. Should I be adding equilibrium on every water change during the initial 1 month?

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You should mineralize the water as if there were plants/livestock in there, yes. It will benefit the nitrification process as well. Good to have some bi/carbonates in there as well... at least 3-4 dKH. If keeping soft water species of livestock, you can forego the KH but it does help speed up cycle.
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