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  1. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    My tap water used to be high across the board, but they’ve been trying to make it less horrible tasting and now the two are borderline low-low and the PH is almost in the ‘very high’ category. (I used water tests, but I’m pants at numbers and forgot those.) I need to look into how much RO units...
  2. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hello! I am very new to caring for fish/shrimp/aquariums, and the job sort of fell in my lap but I am doing my absolute best to catch up and give them the best possible care. I care for a tank at a small library, 10gal with neon tetra and dwarf cherry shrimp. It is a planted tank with a sand...
  3. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hello, So my tank has been set up for about 5-6 weeks and based on the advice of my LFS, I am using RO water. I just wanted to add that my LFS guy is very knowledgeable and has some amazing tanks, so I trust him, I would say. However, he failed to mention anything about remineralizing RO water...
  4. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    I am confused. I finally purchased the API KH/GH test kit and checked my aquarium water tonight. I got results of 2-3 dKH (2-3 drops) and 71.6 ppm GH (4 drops). After using this website (http://aqadvisor.com) the goal dH of 11-15 is what I need for the aquarium stock I have. The other...
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