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- To: <aquatic-plants at actwin_com>
- Subject: hard water
- From: "pieter cool" <pieter_cool at esat.kuleuven.ac.be>
- Date: Tue, 27 May 2003 19:06:49 +0200
I have a simple question.
Might there be any problems with using very hard (Kh and Gh about 20 ) tapwater for a planted aquarium?
For the moment I'm using RO water mixed with tapwater to get a hardness of 10 Kh. Because this is a lot of work I would like to skip the RO water.
One of the plants in my thank that I think migth not be so happy with this hard water is hemianthus micranthemoides. Another one is cryptocoryne pontederifolia.
Am I rigth about this or not?
Are there any other bad consequences like a higher pH (above 7 )?
Every answer will be very appreciated. Thanks
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