Hi all, We just moved into a new house in NC and this house has copper pipes (and a water softener) our old house did not. I wanted to take our 29 gallon tank and turn it into a shrimp tank with maybe neons and some cory cats. Am I doomed with the copper pipes? Should I just fill the tank with distilled water from the grocery store? Hubby isn't keen on that idea, but if it's what it takes than I'll do it. Was hoping to get some cherry shrimp and then if they did well add some Blue Tigers. pH for tank is 7.6 and the GH is 30 and Kh is 40? according to the test strips. I have a better method of testing coming but that's what was available at the local shop. Substrate in the tanks is pool sand, I have a large piece of driftwood and live plants already in the tank. It's currently cycling with two guppies in it (I also used the bacteria starter) with a completely new AquaClear 50 on it. I do have a prefilter sponge for the intake to protect the shrimp. Filter has the carbon package in it that it came with. Thanks for any and all advice.