Hi guys, I am about to move house with my 2 tanks and am just wondering how the change in water hardness will affect my fish and plants.
I am moving from a hardness of 11.00 to 3.85 (these are degrees Clarke, the only unit on both reports). I can post the full reports if needed.
I have a 40G South American type tank with neons, rummynoses, corys, otos, whiptails and rams, planting being mostly Echinodorus sp. and a 15G cube containing only RCS at present with planting being mostly Crypts - although the ultimate plan with this tank is to add CPDs and maybe another teeny species...
that the 40G will be fine as these are soft water fish but will the water be TOO soft - will I need to add anything to the water to replace the lost minerals (for the plants in particular)? What about my RCS will they struggle to moult in this water, in which case what do I need to add to help them and how will this affect future fish choices for this tank?
I use Prime as my conditioner and dose daily with Flourish and Easy Carbo in both tanks.
Thanks in advance!