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Old 06-24-2005, 10:30 PM   #1
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Need a little expert help. Alk/KH to high

Whats the best way to lower it?
From what I understand 110-120 is the norm. and mine is at 260! 8O

I really need to get it down
Yes I was dosing Kalk(my calcium is at 380 now) but wont dose now due to the KH problem.

I know steve-s is going to tell me "I told you so" cause he did warn me.
Shoulda listened

Help
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Water change..best way.
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did that the other day. Its at 260 now after that
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test your new salt water before adding it to check if its high before you do anything with it
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The water around here is a little high. new saltwater reads at 130-140.
The reason its so high is the Kalk. I was warned about kalk raising Alk/KH.
I guess I'll have to do a couple water changes over the next few days and switch to a liquid calcium like Kents liquid Calcium or Seachem Reef complete.

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ESV b-ionic is great stuff they have a 2 part system for alk and ca..
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any other tips?
Yes, listen to Steve-s in the future :P
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Yeah I know that one.
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