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  1. Suggestions for my water parameters

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hello all, It's been a long time since I was here. I'm in the process of cycling my tank. My water is alot different from where I used to live. I'm getting back in the hobby! Anyway, tank has been running for a few days so I know the cycle is not complete yet but I decided to test the water. I'm...
  2. water parameters, hardness concerns

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello! I have had several non planted tanks in the past and have now decided to set up my first planted tank. After much research I thougth I had everything planed out for a low light non co2 tank. My last decision was on using tap water or mixing it with RO water. I have researched PH and...
  3. Local water quality

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    So I've been looking into the water quality of my city to determine how it'll affect my fish/plants. Couple questions: I've seen terms like KH, GH, etc, but not quite sure what they stand for. Also, would I need to contact the water company for this info? Found an interesting publication put...
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