Frequently asked questions

Freshwater Care

Conditioning R/O water with sera mineral salt for angelfish

Hello, this is possible without any problems, sera mineral salt has been developed exactly for this kind of purpose after all! I suggest about 5°dGH and a carbonate hardness of 3 -...

Marine water

Conditioning saltwater for shrimps

Hello, I will categorize this a bit: Technical equipmentA protein skimmer is in any case advisable in saltwater. A motor operated internal filter is sufficient for agitating the...

Freshwater Care Technical equipment

Conductivity of R/O water

Hello, 60 µS/cm are indeed rather high for R/O water, this might indicate a mistake while measuring (e.g. miscalibration), dirty water containers or even a faulty R/O unit! A...

Freshwater Diseases Technical equipment

Disinfect quarantine tanks after use?

Hello, basically, thorough rinsing and allowing to dry is sufficient. If you wish to proceed particularly carefully you can wipe the tank with a "paste" made of sera ectopur and...

Freshwater Diseases

Do catfish tolerate sera mycopur?

Hello, the copper level is very low and will not cause any problems for most catfish species, nevertheless catfish should generally be transferred into another  aquarium unless they...

Freshwater Diseases

Do I have to put African Dwarf Frogs into another tank when using sera costapur?

Hello, the frogs are usually not particularly sensitive - however if there is a possibility it generally better to remove animals not affected during a treatment. Best regards sera...

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