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Old 12-29-2012, 01:47 PM   #11
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Maybe your tests have gone bad?
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Maybe your tests have gone bad?
Nah, I added the baking soda and its back up. First time I've ever used that trick.
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Would using the baking soda to raise KH increasess your pH too?
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Would using the baking soda to raise KH increasess your pH too?
Yes but not for a lengthy period of time.
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Ok thanks I think I'm gonna be using the same trick too cause my KH is only 6. Waaay too low.

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Ok thanks I think I'm gonna be using the same trick too cause my KH is only 6. Waaay too low.

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There's a calculator online somewhere where you can figure out how much to use.
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API test kits are not known for reliability and usually read high. I compare to a better kit if you know anybody that has Red Sea Pro or Salifert
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