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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-03-2007, 09:58 AM Thread Starter
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Flourite and General Hardness

Hi,
I have started up a 5.5 gallon tand with Seachem Flourite as a substrate.
I filled the tank with soft water ( GH ~120 ), but now it is at 300. I normaly keep my water fairly soft.

Question: do you think that the Flourite is causing the increase in GH? Will this effect decrease with time?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-03-2007, 12:28 PM
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IME I have used flourite and have never gotten an increase in general hardness.

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I'll keep goint water changes with straight RO water.
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