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Old 05-17-2004, 06:09 PM   #1
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ph problem

hi all im new i have a 75 gallon reef tank .im in the beging stages of it im in week 3. i bought garf grounge for to mix with my life sand and have 20 pounbds of life rock in there its in cycle mode as of yet. my big ? is i cant keep the ph up it keeps droping. i here from people it is common and to not worry is this true as of today it is 7.86. should i do a water change and more marine buffer.thanks all for any advice .

im seing ro water also nitrite is high also

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Old 05-18-2004, 12:36 AM   #2
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Don't worry about the pH while the tank is cycling. It will bounce all over. Once your nitrite has dropped to 0, you can do a water change and adjust the water parameters to where they need to be.
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