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post #11 of 13 Old 06-13-2012, 02:56 PM Thread Starter
ok so i went to take it to the local fish store to get it tested, the girl just told me it was on the softer side of neutral, but told me if i wanted it harder i can just get a suppliment
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ok so i went to take it to the local fish store to get it tested, the girl just told me it was on the softer side of neutral, but told me if i wanted it harder i can just get a suppliment
Dont use too many chemicals to help with ph, hardness and so forth. They will only skew the readings. If the water is soft, then that is perfect for SA and CA cichlids.

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post #13 of 13 Old 06-13-2012, 03:54 PM Thread Starter
do you think a single dempsey would be ok in a 20g long?
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