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Old 04-10-2005, 08:40 PM   #1
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My PH is kinda low

Just tested my tank for the 2nd time this week and the PH is hovering right around 8.0. Is this to low? How can i raise it?


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Old 04-11-2005, 12:47 AM   #2
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8.0 is on the low side of acceptable, but not low.
What is your Alk?
What time of day are measuring? PH tends to take a dive at night.
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Old 04-11-2005, 09:20 AM   #3
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AlK is about 4.0 and im testing in the late afternoons around 1 PM. Ill test again earyl tomrrow morning and see if any changes occur.

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early in the a.m. pH tends to be lower (due to carbon dioxide buildup overnight).
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My pH is also around 8.1 as well. Would adding a lime stone help rise pH level ?
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