The (Desired) Water Parameters in a Freshwater Aquarium

A freshwater aquarium is a great way to bring a piece of the natural world into your home. While there are many different ways to set up an aquarium, there are some basic water parameters that should be met in order to create a healthy environment for your fish. The desired water parameters for a freshwater aquarium are a pH of 6.8-7.2, a hardness of 4-10 dGH, and a temperature of 74-82 degrees Fahrenheit.