Do you often put water from the tap in your aquarium? You should know that this practice can be dangerous to your fish and other living things living in your aquarium. Tap water usually contain minerals like nitrate and phosphate which can increase the growth of algae in the tank, plus other minerals that can hurt your pets' growth. But most of the time, using tap water for the aquarium can't be helped, right? Well if you have to use tap water, make sure that your aquarium water also go through either reverse osmosis (RO) or de-ionization to keep the water clean of harmful minerals.
These processes, however, also remove minerals in the water that aquatic animals
need. You can see this in the General Hardness (GH) readings in your aquarium. To make sure that water which underwent RO or de-ionization contain these essential minerals, you need to have Kent Marine Liquid RO Right Pet Store
. It contains the dissolved solids that aquarium water should have to achieve the right chemical balance. It is also formulated to give the water a balanced electrolyte content that reverse osmosis and de-ionization usually disrupts. For a way to maintain the right water chemistry in your aquarium after using reverse osmosis or de-ionization, don't forget to use the Kent Marine Liquid RO Right.