Peat moss fish tank filter. Many popular aquarium fish hail from water called blackwater or cola water with very similar chemistry. 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. Much less mess and more effective.
If your water source is bad enough you might look into getting a small rodi filter and remineralizing your water specifically for your tank. This includes many new world cichlids tetras and some. Sphagnum or peat moss has a number of effects on aquarium water chemistry.
It filters out minerals and releases tannins softening water and lowering the ph. If no one in your tank is acting stressed it might be better not to mess with things and risk ph swings. So apparently its good to have sphagnum moss in the aquarium filter.
The woman at the store looked at me like wtf. After using organic peat moss and sphagnum moss from the local hardware store i decided to switch to this. I use fluval peat fiber need to be placed in a netted bag i use the ones from discarded aquaclear activated charcoal.
You could add peat moss to your filter that would create a slow change that the fish will adapt to just fine but it is better to know what you are doing first so test the gh and kh of tap and tank and lets see what is going on. 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. How to use peatsphagnum moss to make a filter bag that lowers the ph in your aquarium.
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. Hey just wanted to say i have one tray in my canister with about 3 12 cups of peat moss in a nylon.
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