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Freshwater Care

Can an aquarium be planted too densely?

Hello, this is virtually impossible, provided the fish have sufficient space left to move! It is important to fulfill the nutritional requirements in very densely planted tanks....

Freshwater Care Fish

Is it possible that no elevated nitrite levels can be detected a few days after a nitrite intoxication?

Hello, yes, this is indeed possible. Dangerously high nitrite levels become lower again after a couple of days unless there are no chemicals in the water that inhibit bacteria. The...

Freshwater Care

Can I use flintstone in an aquarium?

Hello, flintstone mainly consists of silicium dioxide and does not contain lime. Removing lime with an acid is therefore not necessary, rinsing and removing attached dirt is...

Freshwater Care

Can I use sera bio nitrivec in a stocked aquarium?

Hello, this is of course possible, e.g. during the water changes mentioned on the label. However, you can also just add it into the filter as to improve the biological breakdown...

Freshwater Care Invertebrates

Completely new setup after algae trouble? / Snails in the aquarium

Hello, I do not recommend a completely new setup - this would only destroy useful biological systems that build up slowly. It takes about 1 - 2 years until an aquarium is really...

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...

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