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    1 Not allowed!
    You are correct. The use of proper freshwater aquarium salt will not significantly effect your hardness as this salt will not contain calcium or magnesium. However, it will still effect your TDS so you must use caution when adding salt to a fresh water aquarium
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    1 Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by Matt68046 View Post
    My water here in nebraska is pretty hard, 250 GH or so. Limestone ogalala aquifer. My Ph out of the tap is 8.4 so although you said "the hardness does not necessarily affect ph" , they do, go hand in hand. Fish do not like water that is soft and alkaline, or hard and acidic
    Which statement are you referring to ?

    I not believe that I had stated "the hardness does not necessarily affect ph". I have only stated that TDS will not necessarily effect your pH but water hardness will. You have to keep in mind, TDs is made up of both inorganic and organic compounds.
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
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