06-25-2012, 04:56 PM
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Originally Posted by jennesque
Ok. I didn't think what he was saying made sense. I think he misunderstood me.. I did mention to him I assumed the GH and KH were both low because a way long time ago I was trying to change the pH and it was going crazy. I guess he thought I was still messing with it or something. That's the first advice from him that seems completely off though so I don't want to make it too obvious I didn't listen to him. They're still one of the best stores in my state so I want to stay on their good side. They hook me up from time to time. :) what struck me as strange too is that AquaVitro's product that raises KH is just potassium, and although it's from a different source than Premier, and also a bit higher of a dose, it made no sense to me to just add more potassium. I
m happy with where my pH is, I don't really want to bother with trying to change it anyways.
I saw there were quite a few different products that Brightwell sells that seem to change the GH. Am I just looking for something with Calcium, Manganese, Magnesium, and possibly potassium? Or do I need anything more? I thought that's what Equilibrium had. I know mineralize has those ingredients except the potassium.
Should I just hold off to see if any problems arise with the new plants? I can remove the anubias if they're the only ones not working in the tank... or are more problems just inevitable?
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My suggestions earlier in this thread to go slow and observe before changin more were made before we knew the GH is <1 dGH as you've now tested. Thus you do need to add the hard minerals somehow. Equilibrium will do this, as will the several products in AV, and the BA line [haven't looked at that yet in detail, but if you are seriously thinking of using BA let me know and I will].