Peat moss fish tank filter. Sphagnum or peat moss has a number of effects on aquarium water chemistry. Many popular aquarium fish hail from water called blackwater or cola water with very similar chemistry. I use fluval peat fiber need to be placed in a netted bag i use the ones from discarded aquaclear activated charcoal.
If you have an overflow box with a wetdry sump filter you could use fluval peat pellets by just dropping it in either the inside the tank or outside the tank box or both if you like to. How to use peatsphagnum moss to make a filter bag that lowers the ph in your aquarium. If no one in your tank is acting stressed it might be better not to mess with things and risk ph swings.
This includes many new world cichlids tetras and some. If your water source is bad enough you might look into getting a small rodi filter and remineralizing your water specifically for your tank. I had to explain to her the basic principal of using peat moss in a fish tank filter after that she seemed even more confused so on the way out i hiked up one of my pant legs and with the.
Hey just wanted to say i have one tray in my canister with about 3 12 cups of peat moss in a nylon. I have been told that it holds the good bacteria and lowers the ph of your water it can also provide a more natural environment by adding the river environment by which the fish live in. Warning any kind of peat will turn your tank a tea color for the first couple of days maybe longer depending on the quality of your filtration.
It filters out minerals and releases tannins softening water and lowering the ph. This product is great. Where to buy peat moss for an aquarium to bag and put in my filter.
After using organic peat moss and sphagnum moss from the local hardware store i decided to switch to this. So apparently its good to have sphagnum moss in the aquarium filter.
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