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Your water looks just a little harder than the tap water I have in Virginia Beach. My readings are kh=60 ppm, gh=110-120 ppm.
For my water, I boosted the hardness and PH slightly for my single, 150G Mbuna aquarium with the addition of a small amount of Epsom Salt and Baking Soda. The tap water was fine, 'as is' for my CA and SA residents. And, I've never kept a Black Water Aquarium - unfortunately... :(
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So, I would think that you are kind of in a 'Sweet Spot' with your Tap Water parameters. Meaning, your water - as is - looks to be within an acceptable range for your Mbuna - as well as your CA and SA fish. Unless you try out a Tanganyikan-themed aquarium (boost up a bit), or go 'radical' with a Black Water Aquarium (RO filtered water supply), I wouldn't mess with the chemistry of your water at all. :)
 
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