Ok so here's where I'm at.
1. Got confirmation from Sweet Aquatics all my plants (listed in first post) will be shipping probably on Tues 2/23.
2. The remainder of my hardware I ordered from DR Foster will be here Tues 2/23.
COMING FROM DR FOSTER IS.... Prime 100ml, Purigen 100ml w/bag, Stealth 150w heater, CaribSea Instant Aquarium Freshwater Substrates 40 lbs peace river 1.0mm-2.0mm.
OK NOW SOME QUESTIONS...
1. The bulb i have for my hood is a 24" t8, 950 lumen, 18w, 15000h... It's a GE Aqua Rays Fresh and Salt Aqua... Is this ok?
2. Here is my tap water parameters...Any thoughts?
API MASTER TEST KIT
(i could be messin this up)
A. PH tesed so dark blue...that i used the hi range ph test and it tested 8.4... is this possible?
b. ammonia... 1.0
c. Nitrite.... 0
retested ph on high range test and again 8.4
The filter im using is an Aqua clear 50... I know hob not recomed for planted tank but that's what I have right now. Media set up will aqua clear sponge, purigen, topped off with filter floss.
How am I looking...and how is my tap water looking? PH goin to be a problem?
Thanks for any and all help!!!