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Maintaining PH in breeder tanks

Started Aug 17, 2014 0 Replies

I have read a Ph of 8 is a good target for tilapia breeding tanks.  But, the nitrafication process that processes ammonia drives the PH down by producing acid.  My tap water is liquid rock with a PH…Continue

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At 5:55pm on September 20, 2014, George said…

Fine looking Tilapia, which I'm developing an interest in.  My system is outside, in N.E Fla.  I've recently heard of Wild Tilapia within five miles or so of my place so they may be a viable candidate, temperature wise, for my tank.  

Jim, are you heating your water?  If not what are the low temps you are experiencing?

 
 
 

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