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Old 11-20-2006, 07:08 PM   #1
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KH test kit..

i've been having some trouble finding the kh/gh and phosphate test kits ,but so far I got a KH test kit and I need help figuring out how it works....Can any one help?
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When adding drops, each drop is the equivalent of 1dkh. You count the number of drops it takes to change the color of the sample. That will give you your total dkh.
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And then you multiply by..... 17.9? to get the result in ppm.
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