I have 2 tanks, 5 and 14 gallons.
the 5 ph is around 7 - 7.2
the 14 is around 6.2 - 6.4
i have snails in both tanks,id like the ph to be around 7, i have mostly the same plants in both tanks,the same dirt and sand,the same terra cotta pots,no idea why i get the big ph difference, the 5 gallon has driftwood and the 14 gallon does not, im not sure if the driftwood is making the ph in my 5 gallon higher,or lowering it in my 14..
i dont want to buy ph altering products as i hear bad things about them not being permanent and spking your ph..
any tips,any suggestions,in an ideal world id like my ph to be 7 - 7.2 so i need like a full 1 change in my ph, without spending lots of cash on products every few weeks if possible