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Water is the most important ingredient in an aquarium. A lot can therefore be said about it. The water values of water coming out of the tap are not the same everywhere. For example, there is a lot of difference in the hardness and acidity of the water.
We try to be as complete as possible in the provision of information about water.
Please note that this website is originally written in dutch. We do not know the specifics of water values in other countries.
- Acclimate shrimps
How to properly acclimate freshwater shrimps to your tank.Read more about acclimate shrimps...
- Types of water
What is the right aquarium water for shrimp? It is important to know what kind of water comes out of the tap and what the water values are.
- Water parameters
Everything about the water values for shrimp. View the ideal values such as ph, kh, gh, nitrite, nitrate, temperature and conductivity.
- pH, gH, kH
This page provides information about the acidity (pH), total hardness (gH) and carbonate hardness of aquarium water.Read more about ph, gh, kh...
- Nitrite, nitrate and ammonia
Read information about Nitrite, Nitrate and Ammonia on this page. What is it? Why do you need to know? And what can you do if the values are incorrect?Read more about nitrite, nitrate and ammonia...
- Iron, Phosphate, Copper and Chlorine
The less known water values are iron, phosphate, copper and chlorine. Nevertheless, it is important to keep an eye on these water values.Read more about iron, phosphate, copper and chlorine...
- Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide
Water values for oxygen, CO2, and carbon dioxide (CO2). A well-regulated aquarium has the perfect balance in these two water values.Read more about oxygen and carbon dioxide...
- TDS and EC
TDS indicates the amount of dissolved solids in the water. The EC value is the electrical conductivity of water expressed in MicroSiemens).Read more about tds and ec...
- Water change
Information about changing aquarium water, water changes, with tap water and osmosis water.