Frequently asked questions

Freshwater Care

How can I lower the iron level?

Hello, this is indeed the correct way if the high iron level is caused by fertilizing too much. You may simply carry out a water change for lowering the level immediately. In case...

Freshwater Care

How can I lower the KH value?

Hello, this is possible with pH lowering products such as sera pH/KH-minus, but also by sera super peat (blackpeat granulate). These products are necessarily based on acids...

Freshwater Care

How can I lower the pH value (South American and Southeast Asian fish)?

Hello, Concerning "pH value":You can lower the pH value with sera super peat (blackpeat granulate) or sera pH/KH-minus.A pH value of 8 is indeed too high for the fish! A pH value...

Freshwater Care

How can I lower the water hardness?

Hello, Concerning "lowering the GH level":this is within certain limits (some hardness degrees) possible with blackpeat granulate (sera super peat). More extensive lowering (e.g. for...

Freshwater Care Diseases

How can I protect sensitive plants during a treatment?

Hello, Concerning "transplanting":yes, that would be good! However, you should not use an aquarium stocked with fish. Concerning "transmit disease":this is exactly why it is best...

Freshwater Care

How can I remove algae from the bottom ground and the plant leaves?

Hello, you can simply siphon off algae from the bottom ground, provided they come off. A soft cloth or a soft toothbrush will work quite well in plant leaves.The same applies for...

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