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Marble Chips for Soft Water?

Posted By: SusanA <susanccr@hotmail.com>
Date: Sunday, 30 June 2002, at 9:55 p.m.

The water that comes out of my tap is VERY soft - about 1 KH and GH. The fish don't seem to mind, but it makes the Ph hard to keep stable. Someone told me that if you put marble chips in the filter, you could raise both KH and the GH. This seems a very gentle way to do it rather than bouncing the water with chemicals. Does anyone have any experience with doing this? I have recently moved here from a place with water so hard it would amaze you, so have no experience with this.

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