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    Fish Shipment Arrived 1 Day Late Having Issues

    They seem fine to me. I could tell the ebr was gonna be a goner when I woke up the next morning, and he was. Idk it's hard to say what's going on. Nothing with my tank parameters are saying anything is wrong.
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    Fish Shipment Arrived 1 Day Late Having Issues

    It was suppose to be overnight (1)day, ended up being 2. It's a 75 gallon. Was fully cycled for 3 months before adding fish. I went threw 3/4 of a 2qt bottle of ammonia. It has 2 sunsun 304b's on it. All fish were juvenile, except the cardinal tetras. Look like the rummy noses had a little...
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    Fish Shipment Arrived 1 Day Late Having Issues

    My fish shipped out, made it as far as KY from CA, and then "mechanical failure". My fish got stuck in KY. They were supposed to arrive in mn Wednesday, but instead showed Thursday. Upon arrival, 3 of 12 rummy nose tetras were dead. Everything else was alive. 3 GBR , 4 Angelfish, 6...
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    Ordered Fish Online, Online Store Has High Ph

    I ordered my fish online and will be arriving in a couple days. I just found out there water ph is 8.1 - 8.4. I've been keeping my tank around 7.2 - 7.4. I use ro water and mixing equilibrium and alkaline buffer and acid buffer. Kh and gh is 4. I ordered angelfish , rams, tetras. So...
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    Mixing Seachem Acid/alkaline Buffer And Equilibrium With R/o

    Aquaboy, I have a couple quick questions for you. I have done 3 mixes of 30 gallons so far and have it pretty much narrowed down to exact amounts of Equilibrium and Alkaline Buffer I need to get a 3.5ish kh & gh. The problem I am having is I can get the PH down with the Acid Buffer I just can't...
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    Keeping Fish @ Hardness Or Ph?

    Is a 2 kh enough buffer for a planted tank. I'm just thinking of trying to get it down as far as possible and be safe enough. The lower I have it the lower my ph would become I would imagine
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    Keeping Fish @ Hardness Or Ph?

    How low of a kh can I have. Will 2kh work? Would the buffer mix with a much higher tds be fine?
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    Keeping Fish @ Hardness Or Ph?

    I would really like to hear a few more opinions on the situation, any advice would be great.
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    Keeping Fish @ Hardness Or Ph?

    There is a lot of mixed opinions out there. Some say ph matters non, some say it matters everything. I'd really like to see a couple more thought on what route I should go. If I shoot for a lower ph my tap mix will leave me with very little kh. If I try and bring kh down with buffer mix my...
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    Keeping Fish @ Hardness Or Ph?

    I am at the tail end of completing my 75 gallon planted tank. The tank has been cycled for almost a month, and I am just waiting for a good time around my work schedule to order the plants and fish. I have an r/o unit that turns my 300tds tap water to 5tds r/o water. Right away my plan was to...
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