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Old 03-03-2006, 11:05 AM   #1
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low alk

Well, I hadn't checked my alk in awhile, so the other day I was doing all tests on my tank.

My alk was 5 dkh!!!!! I just about freaked. My calc was 380ppm, which is low, but the alk is what freaked me out. I've buffered it back up to 8dkh now, but what in the world would cause the alkalinity to drop like this?

any ideas?

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Old 03-03-2006, 11:15 AM   #2
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First guess would be corals. How many corals do you have?
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