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Re: [APD] CO2 and Planted Rift lake tanks
On 4/9/07, Liz Wilhite <satirica at gmail_com> wrote:
> On 4/9/07, Jerry Smith <jerrytheplater at hotmail_com> wrote:
> > I have been reading past posts in the Archives about African planted
> > tanks
> > and see there are some that used CO2 in them. Is anyone currently
> > keeping a
> > planted rift tank and using CO2? I would like to hear how you are doing
> > with
> > it now, tank parameters, fish, plants, lights, CO2, pH, etc.
> Easy to do. Set up the tank with Rift Lake Salts or your favorite
> substitute. Inject CO2 to drop the pH by one unit and you have a tank that
> is alkaline and contains 30 ppm CO2. I have shellies in such a tank.
Well, that had a mentalo -- "tank that is alkaline" should be "water that is
hard" which is what you need. The pH change from CO2 doesn't bother the
fish at all.
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