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Shrimp Aquascape with Seiryu/Ryouh

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inkevnito

Hi all,

Not sure which category this would fall under but,

i am planning on doing an aquascape with seiryu/ryouh stone for CRS/CBS.
I have read that these stones will raise pH levels.

I have a tank already for FISH with seiryu/ryouh and the ph is 7.6+

Should i be safe and avoid using these stones overall and just stick to driftwoods and mosses?

Thanks,

Kevin.
 

Also, If it helps.. i will be using cal aqua labs substrate.

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jayc
12 minutes ago, inkevnito said:

avoid using these stones

Avoid using these stones, if you don't want to keep battling to keep the right parameters.

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inkevnito

Thanks @jayc, appreciate the fast response!



 

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neo-2FX

I did the same thing, BEP and Sieryu. It was chaos in the end. People tried to warn me on here but I didn't listen. Avoid it if you want bee shrimp. ?

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inkevnito

Thanks for the +1 on avoidance. 

Taking on all advice! 

Thanks ?

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Are dragon stones safe? 

Cheers.

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neo-2FX

ADA Dragon Stone? A quick search says it's OK. Quick way to confirm is dip in some vinegar. If it fizzes, it's bad news. If it doesn't fizz, you're good to go ?

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Dragon Scale or Ohko stones are said to be inert due to it's hardened clay properties. So it's a better choice for a shrimp tank.

But as with any stone, always test it in a bucket of water to make sure the pH, GH, KH and TDS do not rise before committing them in your tank.

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