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Re: testing?

At 09:46 PM 8/10/00 -0400, you wrote:
>we found pH range of 4.5 to
>5.0.   I hadn't realized my water pH was that low in some of my tanks,
>so we tested my tap water pH and found it to be a pH of 6.0 and <1
>degree carbonate hardness and <1 degree general hardness.   My question
>is, Is this too soft?  And would the low pH hurt my fish.

I can't speak for ALL apistos, but many are found in water that is at least 
that acid and soft.   And the soft-water-loving species will go for it.   I 
am not acquainted with which species are hard-water lovers tho.

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