Water Hardener Help

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pokeystar
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Water Hardener Help

Post by pokeystar » Sun Oct 16, 2016 4:39 pm

My tap water is currently very soft. On the mains it varies here. It is 4 dkh. Tge tank is for my fahaka and heavily planted. I would ideally like this to come up to 7/8 dkh. Can anyone suggest a good hardener. I am using aquador but I could put the whole tub it would seminars with little change.

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Re: Water Hardener Help

Post by Pufferpunk » Sun Oct 16, 2016 8:46 pm

I would just use aragonite sand as the substrate.
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

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Re: Water Hardener Help

Post by Iliveinazoo » Wed Oct 19, 2016 1:02 pm

Or a mesh bag of crushed coral (or any type of calcium carbonate) in the filter

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Re: Water Hardener Help

Post by Hinata007 » Wed Oct 26, 2016 3:43 am

I like to find the answer.

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Punkster, the 4" red T miurus
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C papuan
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lorteti
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burrfish
T niphobles
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Re: Water Hardener Help

Post by Pufferpunk » Wed Oct 26, 2016 10:21 pm

Hinata007 wrote:I like to find the answer.
You already have 2 good ones.
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

"The solution to pollution is dilution!"

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