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Old 10-17-2004, 04:46 PM   #21
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Yup, good little calc, Phases.

1 dKH = 17.8 mg/L (or ppm).

So you could also divide your total ppm by 17.8 to find out your dKH.

FWIW, I always use dKH and not meq/L or mg/L. I just find it easier to work with dKH for some reason. If you are ever trying to go from meq/L to dKH, multiply the meq/L by 2.8. For example:

1 meq/L = (1 X 2.8) = 2.8 DKH
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2 meq/L = (2 X 2.8) = 5.6 DKH

Most alkalinity suppliments use meq/L so this is why I through this in here.
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Thanks alot ReefRaff. Maybe I should put a Goatee on my Avatar.
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I added a bit of Ca and did a water change with some oceanic salt. I had been using this salt but had been doing small water changes since I was switching from IO. This was my biggest change(about 10gal).

My Ca is now at 430 and Alk is 3.5 meg/L or 9.8 DKH.

This seems a little better and is within ranges listed in one of the links above.
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yup. mine is getting up there too finaly.
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