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Re: Hard water

> Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2001 07:37:46 -0800
> From: "Don Tuleja" <durocshark at hotmail_com>
> Subject: Liquid Rock
> I knew I had hard water but...
> I tested my tank last night. pH 7.8 just like my tap, and KH 5deg. Ok, as
> expected. But my GH is 30deg!!! Wow!

Is rather high. Not really an issue though. GH has little if any bearing on
plants. My GH is 24.
> Interesting thing, is my plants are doing well, even with the hair algae
> battle going on. Maybe that hardness is why my bumble bee gobies are doing
> so well? Hmm...
> Anyway, does anybody else have such an odd set of parameters?

KH is 8 and the GH is 24. This spread is a bit more than mine but not enough
to make a difference.

> I'm thinking 
> I'm going to have start doing water changes with DI water. Groan. Have to
> buy that kind of water. Sigh...

Why do this? You even said your plants were doing well. Like to do extra
DI water does taste good. Drink it instead.
Tom Barr 
> Don T.