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Old 08-28-2006, 06:18 PM   #11
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pH is kept stable by gas exchange or "surface ripple". In my case, I had a lid that didn't allow my pH to rise above 7.6-7.8. There was not enough gas exchange, at the surface of the water to get it above those numbers. I tried adding a buffer, but decided to try a more natural way. I upgraded my lights to the kind that have legs and that improved my pH and kept it stable, without using a buffer.
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My 46gal probably has a bit of overkill in the water flow category. I am running an oversized wet/dry with a large return pump. I also run an AC 300 HOB which also provides plenty of water flow and surface agitation. In addition, I am running a 200 gal/hr PH and a 300 gal/hr PH around the clock. When you drop flakes or pellets into the tank you can clearly see that there is current moving in many directions.

I have lots of lr with many caves and crevices where fish & inverts can avoid water flow if they want to. So far I haven't noticed any problems related to the constant current in the tank.

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