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Tds help

I've been keeping my tds at 209 with no problem, but lately even after a wc it seems my tds raises 70-100 fairly fast. I have berried shrimp and shrimplets of rcs CBS crs and snowballs in the tank and I'm worried the shrimplets won't survive.

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what all is in the tank decore wise? what is the tds from the tap
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do a w/c with distilled or RO water to lower it.
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Are you doing top offs with RO? Because if you are not your TDS is building up every time you do a water change. Do you use tap or Remineralized RO on the tank? Tap water fluctuates.


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Tank decor: plants, manzanita, cholla wood, ryouh rock (I know it raises ph but I have that under control) moss ceramic plates, Pyrex feeding dish, alder cones, bee balls

I use ro water when I do a water change, wc is always remineralized at a tds of 200, top off is straight or water, I never use tap water because it's dirty, hard, high tds, and has copper were I live.

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