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Re: To acclimate or how to acclimate.
You won't raise the hardness by adding salt, only the salinity. If you want
to raise both, then use marine salts. I think this is the best type to use
for everything, including hatching brine shrimp.
----- Original Message -----
From: Martin Ravn Tversted <martinrt at email_dk>
To: <KillieTalk at AKA_Org>
Sent: Thursday, August 16, 2001 4:02 PM
Subject: Sv: To acclimate or how to acclimate.
> I keep serverel pupfish and Aphanius, also A. mento and they are well at
the pH level you also have.
> You can add a little salt to raise the hardness, but try without first. If
your fish appear healthy and produce
> good eggs that do not fungus, use the water you have. Otherwise try with a
little salt. They seems to be able to adapt when as fish, but not as eggs.
> If you have questions about Aphanius/Cyprinodon, behaviour, temperature
etc, feel free to ask.
> Subject: To acclimate or how to acclimate.
> Hi folks,
> I have never done pup fish or L. Mento before. Currently dealing with
> Could use some good advise.
> My water conditions are as follow.
> pH 7.3
> KH 53.70 ppm
> GH 125 ppm
> For Pup fish and L. mento currently at:
> pH 7.3
> KH 80
> GH 304
> Is it better to add something to my water to keep the fish in hard water
> epsom salt (?) or should I just drip the fish into my water. Will these
> make it in soft water?
> Your help will be appreciated by me and the fish.
> Best regards,
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