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  1. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Hi! I'm new to keeping shrimp and I didn't think to test my GH and KH before getting my RCS (everything else was fine as far as I know). My GH is only like 30 ppm and my KH is SUPER high, somewhere between 180 and 240 ppm! 2 weeks ago I bought 4 RCS for my planted 10 gallon, and this week 2 have...
  2. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    hello, i have very hard tap water, and I'm sick of it and have finally decided to go with a RO unit which will be arriving be arriving soon, being new to RO i have a few questions. i will be setting up a nature aquarium and would like my Ph to be neutral/slightly acidic for the plants as well...
  3. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hello all I'm writing about a 20gal low tech Excel based planted tank thats been running for 3 years or so. The plants do OK. Not a ton of growth, but some. A good deal of leaf melting in older leafs. I've fought my share of various algae but seem to have it under control at the moment...
  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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