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If your planing on breeding Discus then PH will be a factor, if your not breeding don't worry about it.

The low tech method wold be to add some Oak leaves and/or peat moss to your tank to lower your PH
that will also lower your hardness as well.

Oak leaves won't have a dramatic change like peat moss but then you also won't have to worry about
getting moss with ferts in them and have to deal with major algae blooms.

- Brad

EDIT: Hoppy is right, plant the bejebbers out of it.
 

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Lowering PH/Hardness

On this same subject I've read in several places that Bisodium Sulphate
will lower PH/Hardness very quickly but I've never found a place that
actually sells it before it's mixed (it's mostly used as a soap additive).

I'm not sure I'd use it in a tank with fish but it would probably be more
useful in a new (i.e. fast) discuss breeding setup than oak leaves and
peat moss since they need some buffering to work unlike Bisodium
Sulphate.

I will say Killifish and Cichlid breeder forms get chemistry scary sometimes ;)

- Brad
 
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