If you follow the news, you know that nothing is safe these days, especially our drinking water. While we’re blessed to live in a country that has easy access to potable water, that doesn’t mean we’re completely out of harms way. Even in developed nations with large infrastructures, contaminants can still make there way into the water supply which can be a big cause for health concerns. But what exactly is a water contaminant and what types of contaminants are out there?
Congratulations on moving into your new place! But wait, don’t drink that tap water without testing it!
That’s right— whether you’re renting or if you just bought your new home, it’s highly important that you test the drinking water before you use it. Even if you plan to filter your water before drinking, many basic home water filter systems cannot filter out all toxins.
This blog examines how to determine the levels of each that your fish need for optimum health. It then discusses how to balance the levels using various methods.
The balance of ammonia, nitrites, and nitrates in your fish’s tank contributes to the health of your fish. The slightest imbalance can cause damage to your fish’s reproductive system or, in some cases, death.