Hi, i just a week ago 7 guppys, and next time I shall have fish, I'm going for some Corydoras paleatus - Pepper Cory, what is my water to Hash ?
Kh : 12
GH : 14
Ammonia : 0
Nitrit : 0
Nitrat : 18
I don't understand why a 1pH drop is advised when setting up a profile for injected CO2. For example, if the water KH is 4dH and the starting pH is 7.3, the CO2 concentration will be approximately 6 ppm. But, after a 1pH drop to 6.3, the CO2 concentration will be a staggering 60 ppm...
I have a 240l tank that I have now converted to a high tech planted tank. Ive decided to use RO water and remineralise as my tap water is terrible (about 60-80ppm nitrate and very hard water) and have been deciding on what parameters to aim for and so far ive settled on a pH of 7, GH of 6...
What I have read in various forums so far is that high GH values isn't a big deal for most plants and they grow just fine. There seem to be a difference in opinion regarding high KH values. My first question is what's considered as a high KH level? Mine is 9 dH. Is it high or...
LED lights are on for 9 hours at maximum 40% of their capacity.
KH color test (with a Sera drop set), color change at the 7th and sometimes 6th drop, tap water is at the 8th.
Water temperature 22.5-23C.
These drop tests are not very accurate!!
PH (Sera drop test set)
08:00 >7 14-21 ppm (KH7...
I want to try to gauge the acccuracy of the pH, KH, CO2 chart for determining CO2 concentration in the typical (!) tropical planted aquarium with fish. As I understand it, this chart relies on carbonic acid being the only acid determining the pH of the aquarium water. But there are...
In my tropical planted tank (including fish), I use RO water to which I add Tropic Marin Re-Mineral Tropic salts. I also add sodium bicarbonate to bring the KH and GH to 5°dH and 7°dH, respectively. In as little as 9 days, the KH has increased to 6.5°dH. When KH = 6.5°dH, pH varies...
I am a new member an have posted a short introduction in the new members section.
In short I am in the process of setting up a hi-tech planted community tank in a Fluval Roma 200.But in the past have always done lo-tech tanks.
Now I have a question about the hard water in...