|lorindaleigh1 ||01-18-2009 03:41 PM |
Best way to soften water?
My water is very hard. What is the best way to lower it? I can't afford a RO unti at the moment. Do the water pillows really work? Any other really cheap effective ways?
|Lupin ||01-18-2009 08:09 PM |
Use RO water. Do you have a reason to soften the water?
|FordMan ||01-18-2009 08:36 PM |
You can use aquarium peat in your filter it will soften and acidify the water.
|catfishtabbi ||01-18-2009 08:55 PM |
No pillow softeners do not work. What are you doing to lower your ph? Luckily better stores sell r/o water for about .30 a gallon. Probably better off than having your own unit.You just beed to buy water containers which are $8-10 each. Also an additive called r/o right which replaces mineralization and any vitamins you like. I' changing my 50g over with water changes.
I read a different post of yours , is the difficulty in ph manipulation why you want to switch?
|epsilonvaz ||01-19-2009 02:33 PM |
You should be able to pick up an R/O unit for pretty cheap on ebay.
|catfishtabbi ||01-19-2009 05:57 PM |
FORDMAN, what is that thing in your picture?
|FordMan ||01-19-2009 06:53 PM |
It's two snails mating.
|lorindaleigh1 ||01-21-2009 07:48 PM |
When I tested my water it came back as being very hard.
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