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Old 02-18-2015, 01:00 AM   #1
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Gbr and ph levels

So I am planning on purchasing a few GBR here soon.
I own a 55 gallon tank
Been up and running for years
Currently low stocked

15 neon tetras
3 oto

I will be adding corys, hatchets, dwarf guaramis, and a few more otos soon.

The main thing I want is GBR. But i am struggling to figure out if my water conditions are ok or not.

Nitrite and Nitrate is 0
Ammonia - 0

Ph is 7.6 (need help lowering it and it not be stressful on the fish. Also, how to maintain it during water changes. ) our tapwater comes out with a ph of 7.6

Gh and kh are confusing for me. I added 8 drops for GH and only 1 drop for the KH test. So im not entirely clear on if my water is hard or soft... Or what?

Are these conditions ok for rams? If not, what should I do to get there.

Thanks. I am still new to this and am trying to learn and educate myself before purchasing the fish.




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The ph and hardness are less important than ammonia and nitrate levels for tank strain rams. Keep up on your maintenance, keep those levels in check and you'll be fine.

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