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Freshwater Care

pH value remains below 6.5 even after a water change

Hello, Concerning "R/O water":just a remark: the pH value of R/O water is not really important - it can vary strongly as it is not buffered. Furthermore, conventional pH electrodes...

Freshwater Invertebrates Care

Adjust pH value for shrimps

Hello, in case the pH value refers to "fresh" tap water you should simply wait, as it usually sinks in an aquarium (except if the carbonate hardness is very high). Otherwise I...

Freshwater Technical equipment Care

Cleaning pH electrodes

Hello, pH electrodes made of glass (or in case of those made of plastic: all glass parts) are indeed very sensitive, also and especially towards mechanical damage. For cleaning, a...

Freshwater Care

Quick or slow water flow in the filter?

Hello, in fact, a cross of the two would be optimal. In case of high nitrate pollution, this can be achieved by a combination of a conventional "biofilter" (typically with flow...

Freshwater Care

Black algae in a goldfish aquarium

Hello, the pustules and threads are probably black spot and/or beard/brush algae, which biologically belong to the red algae. In this case it is advisable to lower the phosphate and...

Freshwater Care Invertebrates

Are fertilizers harmful for shrimps?

Hello, they contain only such minimal traces of copper that there is no danger even for very sensitive shrimps and other invertebrates. sera florena and sera florenette are...

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