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My sorority rebuild

Discussion in 'Planted Aquarium Journals' started by NickAu, May 4, 2017.

  1. NickAu

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    This is the problem, If the water is too hard they cant moult.

    You might want to consider 50/50 distilled water and tap water. You can buy the water 4 gallons should last you for a few changes.

    Our local shopping center has coin operated water dispensers.



     
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    Instead of buying distilled water, how about water collected from a dehumidifier? I've thought about doing it before and tested the water for a solid 7 pH. I can't imagine there would be any contaminants or anything in it. I think I'll do some experimenting to see what pH doing 50/50 would result in. I have no way to test my hardness unfortunately.
     
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    I would say no, because the pipes in dehumidifiers get covered in dust and mould.
    Do you really want the water that comes off this in your tank?
    [​IMG]
     
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    Eww good point. Guess I'll be picking up a couple gallons next time I go to town then.
     
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    Boiled carrot is a hit with the Loaches and shrimp.


     
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    Nice setup. I miss doing planted setup. Me and my friends before looking for driftwood at the river
     
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    #112 NickAu, Aug 12, 2017 at 10:00 PM
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    [​IMG]

    As you can see the Shrimp are terrified of the girls...... Not
     
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