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Old 08-26-2012, 08:14 PM   #11
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Brand new kit, API master, they have been this high for 2 weeks
How's you fish doing and do you have cyano?
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Old 08-27-2012, 01:23 PM   #12
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How's you fish doing and do you have cyano?
Fish great cyano yes. Battling it for 5 months. Weekly ro changes help.

I have lots of algae plants growing luscious

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Old 08-27-2012, 06:59 PM   #13
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Brand new kit, API master, they have been this high for 2 weeks
Very curious as to how you are coming up with this reading of 143.
From API's website....
Phosphate Test Kit - API
This kit tests phosphate levels from 0 to 10 ppm in fresh and saltwater aquariums.
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Old 08-27-2012, 07:53 PM   #14
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Very curious as to how you are coming up with this reading of 143.
From API's website....
Phosphate Test Kit - API
This kit tests phosphate levels from 0 to 10 ppm in fresh and saltwater aquariums.
Omg!! Ok I just realized what I did.....the 143.2 was the carbonate hardness test. I wrote the wrong number. Sorry
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Very curious as to how you are coming up with this reading of 143.
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This kit tests phosphate levels from 0 to 10 ppm in fresh and saltwater aquariums.
Phosphates are 0.25
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143.2ppm is not high. That's pretty much perfect. You want your alk between 7-11dKH.
143.2ppm = 8.01dKH = 2.86meq/l
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Well that clears up the confusion lol. .25 is still 'elevated' and can cause issues so good idea to work on getting it down.
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Well that clears up the confusion lol. .25 is still 'elevated' and can cause issues so good idea to work on getting it down.
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