Originally Posted by N3PTUN3
What do you do to combat the soft water? My pH is also 7.4, but I have no idea about phosphates. How do you know what level there is and what should it be?
I know what it is because I test for it using API phosphate testing kit.
I use SERA PHOSVEC in my Fluval 206 canister which removes phosphates and keeps my phosphates around 0.2-0.5ppm when I see them rising I know it's time to change out my phosvec bag.