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Old 04-29-2004, 08:56 PM   #51
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Good comments here, guys.

Like I said, I will be going back to Kalk. It does keep the Ca level up but doesn't do squat for the Alk. As long as I add buffer everyday, I should be able to keep it around 8DKH or so.
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Old 04-30-2004, 12:35 AM   #52
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The main benefit with a higher alk is it inhibits nuisance algaes in a nutrient rich system (like mine) and also acts as a safeguard against growth spurts causing rapid depletion
well nothing wrong with that for sure.

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Higher elevations will not increase calcification rates within CaCO3 animals.
and i thought that having a higher cocentration of Alk/Ca was akin to fertilizing the garden. 8O
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