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Old 11-11-2004, 11:21 PM   #1
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600ppm calcium, 2.57 meq/L alk, how to fix?

Hi I want to decrease calcium and increase alk, what is the best way to do it? Thanks.
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Old 11-12-2004, 12:12 AM   #2
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Stop dosing, check your mg levels and if all else fails, water change. *Be sure to test a batch of fresh mixed water to see if thats raising your ca..

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Agree with Paul here...sounds like Magnesium is outta whack. Stop dosing Alk and Calcium, and get a magnesium test kit (Salifert is your only real option) and post those test results.
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Thanks. I'll do a water change. I see a lot of white powedery stuff on the rocks, I assume that's calcium precipitating. It looks real hard to get rid off.
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