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Thread: 40 tank Journal

  1. #191

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    I'm going to be absent today beyond this post but just wanted to let everyoneknowI'm getting a water purification system installed today. All water will now be rodi for the whole house. I made this decision after I had a full spectrum water test and found pesticide in my water.
    Good decision. Will your tap water be adjusted for drinking? I know you can't drink RO/DI water.

    For adjusting your tank water, for dGH you can use Seachem Replenish and for buffering your pH, Seachem Acid Buffer and Alkaline Buffer. I will be glad to help with any questions re the use of these products. I adjust my made water to dGH of 10 and a pH of 7.3.
    Last edited by gronlaura; 07-11-2013 at 05:25 PM.
    My 75 gal Journal & My Dual 29 gal Journal
    My 75 gal - 10 Gold Pristella Tetras, 4 Scissortail Rasboras, 9 Neon Dwarf Rainbowfish, 5 Longfin Zebra Danios and 2 Regular Fin
    My Dual 29 gals, a work in progress - Tank 1 - Amano Shrimp, Peppered Cories, Tank 2 - Glowlight Danios and a Calico BNP

    "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass....it's about learning to dance in the rain"

  2. #192

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    Quote Originally Posted by gronlaura View Post
    The TDS meters are not thermometers (is that what you meant?) - they measure the total dissolved solids (organic & inorganic substances) in the water. The RO or RO/DI unit removes all the TDS and gives a made water value of 0 and a pH of 6.5. I have to add dGH back in and adjust my pH. My tap water runs anywhere from 240 to 540 TDS pH 8.4 - 8.99, depending on the rainfall or drought conditions. Last year we had a severe drought and my water TDS were consistently 500+.
    I meant the electronic thermometers that Hardy recommended that hospitals use, but I enjoyed the info. =]
    Adventures in Aquaria - The KevinVA Story

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  3. #193

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    Happy Anniversary. - Strider199 <3 - Sandz To Discus Days!!! - JudiJetson For being the 1500th poster to my thread!..thanks! - Slaphppy7 For the safe arrival of Judi's Discus!! - steeler1 
    Thanks for all your help - JoeH Merry Christmas! - steeler1 Merry Christmas! - fishmommie Merry Christmas! - ~firefly~ Merry Christmas - Cliff 
    Happy Holidays! - Rue Merry Xmas! - Sandz Merry Xmas You Filthy Animal!! - Hardy85 Congratulations, on MOTM!! - steeler1 Merry Christmas! - Slaphppy7 
    Happy New Year - jeffs99dime Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 just because. - 1Sarah Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday! - KevinVA Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 
    Cesarean Sections - Headaches - Hospice Care - Multiple Myeloma - gronlaura 

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    Quote Originally Posted by KevinVA View Post
    I meant the electronic thermometers that Hardy recommended that hospitals use, but I enjoyed the info. =]
    Oops........
    My 75 gal Journal & My Dual 29 gal Journal
    My 75 gal - 10 Gold Pristella Tetras, 4 Scissortail Rasboras, 9 Neon Dwarf Rainbowfish, 5 Longfin Zebra Danios and 2 Regular Fin
    My Dual 29 gals, a work in progress - Tank 1 - Amano Shrimp, Peppered Cories, Tank 2 - Glowlight Danios and a Calico BNP

    "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass....it's about learning to dance in the rain"

  4. #194

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    lol, you're fine. You contributed good info. =]
    Adventures in Aquaria - The KevinVA Story

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  5. #195

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    Quote Originally Posted by gronlaura View Post
    Good decision. Will your tap water be adjusted for drinking? I know you can't drink RO/DI water.

    For adjusting your tank water, for dGH you can use Seachem Replenish and for buffering your pH, Seachem Acid Buffer and Alkaline Buffer. I will be glad to help with any questions re the use of these products. I adjust my made water to dGH of 10 and a pH of 7.3.
    Yes the water is adjusted directly to drinkable with nothing that is required from me. I reallisticly want to steer clear of any buffers. I just want to make sure ph stays stable and go from there.
    FW: 1 45gal, 1 40gal, 3 10gal, 3 30gal all community tanks of different species
    Sw: 1 55gal, 1 30gal show, 1 29gal show, 1 20gal and 2 10's

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