Is low pH in tanks due to aquasoils/softwater a concern?

Is low pH in tanks due to aquasoils/softwater a concern?

May 21, 2020 4 min read

Tanks using aquasoil in softwater countries naturally have very low pH values. This usually sparks some concern among the aquarist crowd which worry that such a low pH will affect livestock or bacteria health in the tank...
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How to introduce livestock into a planted tank

How to introduce livestock into a planted tank

September 03, 2019 3 min read

What to look out for when transferring shrimp and fish across tanks with varying water parameters...
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How to grow softwater plants

How to grow softwater plants

September 03, 2019 3 min read

What parameters do I check to see if I can grow softwater plants. How do I get softwater ?
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Hardwater, Softwater decoded

Hardwater, Softwater decoded

September 03, 2019 3 min read

What exactly is hardwater or softwater? How do I know if my tank has hardwater or softwater. How do I raise GH without raising KH or vice versa?
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Understanding TDS

Understanding TDS

September 03, 2019 3 min read

What is TDS and does it matter? How does a high or low reading impact livestock and/or plant health?
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What is a good level of KH in a planted aquarium ?

What is a good level of KH in a planted aquarium ?

September 03, 2019 4 min read

What is KH and why does it matter far more than pH? What is the relationship between pH and kH?
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What level of GH is good in a planted aquarium?

What level of GH is good in a planted aquarium?

September 03, 2019 2 min read

What is "General Hardness" and how does it matter in the planted aquarium?
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Is pH important in a planted aquarium ?

Is pH important in a planted aquarium ?

September 02, 2019 6 min read

Is it important to maintain a certain pH? Do fluctuations in pH due to CO2 injection matter? What pH works for fish and livestock?
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