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Old 04-30-2015, 02:32 AM
Lizzz Lizzz is offline
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Oh, I'd love to hear what the test results are. Do you have pH test strips already? If so, do you have ones that test for GH and KH as well? Those values I'd really love to know. The pH alone won't tell me much. The pH will almost certainly read that your water is acidic from the tannins, unless its been picking up calcium carbonate and other minerals from the rocks.
Hmm. Oh yeah, the rocks. So actually that wouldn't be accurate in telling what minerals it has picked up from just the leaves and wood and other organic matter (which is really what I would be interested in knowing) because you have rocks in there that could be effecting the mineral levels in the water as well. Unless you know for a fact that they are sealed (like most rocks sold for fish aquariums) or you just happen to know the exact types of rocks you have and that they won't effect those values.
Darn. Oh well.
Still would be interesting to read the results though.

I'll have to dissect a mister and see how hard it would be for me to remove hard water build up. It would be nice if I could just use the same water for the frogs that I prep for my fish.

*Edit* - I think I will actually do my own test as well. I have leaves that I can use, so I can eliminate the other variables and just have a controlled test of my own. If you do end up testing your water, I'd still like to read the results though, just out of curiosity, if you wouldn't mind posting them.

Last edited by Lizzz; 04-30-2015 at 02:55 AM.
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