The high pH of tap shouldn't have too much of an impact, it swings back quickly. Just be careful for embolisms if you use lots of cold, gas...
It's gases in the water to keep the pipes from corroding, you may notice lots of bubbles. pH will drop as the gas leaves the system
Hornwort is also invasive (Did a school research project on it too, takes over dams easily)
Some stem plants have lovely fine leaves, would look...
PM sent for 60p, am interested
It's the closest shop to me after Aquatic vision closed doors
Do they have FW stock again?
I don't know how close you are but RBM aquatics carries them :)
Second dibs on the light... Can you send with postnet?
"Freshwater life" By Griffiths is a great read, or "Freshwater fishes of Southern Africa" By Skelton. Invasives typically include Bass, trout,...
Environmental, our local fish are struggling with bass and carp populations. Especially riverine fish, we don't have too many lake species afaik....
Many of our local fish are under pressure... What did you think of keeping?
Double dose would be safe
I'm not losing fish to bigger WC, but Cape town is dosing chloramine in skme areas so I must be vigilant
70% every two weeks due to time constraints, or weekly on my small tanks. Depends on stocking and feeding etc
All this needs is some moss :D
Yes. Salt is only usually good as an osmotic regulator and killer of external parasites
I will say again, salt will not cure internal infections. It's good against parasites with an external life cycle like Ich but you'll be ravaged...
Ich is one of the things that can be cured with meds. Being hit by columnaris or hexitamia and I'd reach for the meds.
Salt is not a a cure all, but can help reduce osmotic stress in hard water fish like guppies. A choloramine buildup in your system will kill fish,...
Are you running co2? Many people have struggles growing this plant even in high tech, mine is going slowly in the scape.
I used to add them all in one post. makes life a little easier
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