Originally Posted by StrawberryBlonde7
I had never used them until I got these discus, they are staying at the local fish store and I go to check the ph every day. The ph is low like around 6 so I have been trying to keep it a bit higher with neutral regulator because they are used to 7.2 it stays at like 6.8 for a day the migrates back down to 6.4. I'm torn with letting it stay low and stable or trying to keep it closer to 7 because they are used to 7.2. Side note they are not happy haven't eaten yet . What would you suggest, the plants are really just an added bonus I had credit at a store so got them. My main priority are the discus
Are the discus at the store where the ph is low and your using neutral regulator to raise the ph? Or is the ph at your house tank low and you've been using the neutral regulator there. It's kind of confusing.
The plants are water sprite and looks to be an amazon sword. If they are doing/growing fine in whatever water you have them in now then don't worry. I will tell you discus will feel more secure in a planted tank (alot of plants).
Where ever the discus are you need to leave the water alone, messing with the ph sending it up and down is enough to make them not eat. Try feeding them some frozen brine shrimp or frozen bloodworms and see if they eat but only add a little to the water at a time to be sure they are going to eat.
As for the waters just leave them at whatever the ph is naturally and let the discus acclimate.