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pH balancing act help?


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I'm having some problems with super high pH. My tap water initially reads at a pH of 7.2 with a KH of 19 (woah, right?). It's well water that goes through 2 house filters and a softener. 

After 24-48 hours, the pH reads and stabilizes at pH 8.3, which I think is WAY too high for fish and/or plants. Even when I mix in some parts reverse osmosis water (pH 7, KH 2), the tank water still gets up to pH 8.3. I have 5 small Pogostemon Stellatus Octopus and one small Anubias Golden.

Is this pH too high if I plan to be putting in guppies (I think so)?

Is this pH going to hurt my Neocaridina shrimp (blue velvets)?

I'll take any guidance I can get!

Edited by Gestaltgal
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