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Old 04-26-2011, 05:00 PM   #1
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Sandstone ok for a cichlid tank with PFS and a piece of drift wood
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Typically... I had sandstone in mine.
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Typically... I had sandstone in mine.
I already have a high ph but I don't think it'll matter cause I'm going for a cichlid tank
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I'm not sure that sandstone would raise pH anyways.
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I'm not sure that sandstone would raise pH anyways.
Oh ok that's great thanks
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Sandstone ok for a cichlid tank with PFS and a price of drift wood
Sandstone can raise your pH, DW may lower it if it still has tannins. PFS is the best .
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Sandstone can raise your pH, DW may lower it if it still has tannins. PFS is the best .
Oh sweet I have never used sand so I'm
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