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Old 07-14-2014, 08:05 PM   #1
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Ro / Di and pH

I'm considering a Rodi system as my tap water is extremely heavy. My question is, how would I raise or lower the pH of the new Rodi water since a Rodi will make it pH neutral? Thanks!

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Mixing your salt into the water should put it where it needs to be.
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You mix salt in it. That buffers it for you for wc. When you top off just add straight rodi. Don't mess with buffering it. It won't lower your pH.


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I wouldn't know how to buffer it anyways....

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The whole buffering thing is foggy to me anyways. I don't quite understand it.

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It's all number chasing when it comes to pH.
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I was wondering what exactly buffering is and how you do it.

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The raising or lowering of something, like pH or alk. It depends on what you are dealing with on what you use. For pH, baking soda is basically what you use....way over simplified, but basically.
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Baking soda??? What?

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