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I have a 10 gallon tank with blue bolts and  bkk that is lightly planted.  The tank is 4 months old with Amazonia light substrate. I have been watching the ph and it has stabilized at a low of 5.4.  I use ro  water that is remineralized with salt bee. I would like to raise the ph to around 6 with out raising the gh or kh.   If this level is ok let me know.  The shrimp seem fine but they are not thriving other water parameters:  kh 0, gh 5-6, temp 72f, nitrate 5, tds 125.  Any help or thoughts are appreciated greatly.

 

Chris

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I've kept TBs at 5.5-5.8 no problem. I don't see where it a tenth of a point would matter much. What do you mean by not thriving? Not breeding? Not actively foraging? I like to keep GH closer to 4 dGH @ 100-120 TDS. Your temp should be good there.

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5,5is my ph with help shrimp soil. i use  ro  water remineralized to tds  65-70 with salty shrimp gh+ giving me a gh  of 4 ; tds in the tank is about  90-100  and my pinto shrimp thrive. Are active and breeed

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