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Old 08-27-2013, 07:17 PM   #1
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Alkalinity problem

How do I get it down??? It's at 10KH (179ppm alkalinity)???
What the he**
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That's fine. You can leave it there.
Here...save this to favorites-
http://reefkeeping.com/issues/2004-05/rhf/
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Old 08-27-2013, 07:35 PM   #3
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That's fine. You can leave it there.
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http://reefkeeping.com/issues/2004-05/rhf/
What is yours at? I'm freaked out. I think it should be at 8-9?
Why can't I get it down? Did a 100gallon water change for a 150gallon tank? What's my problem??
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LOL...it's ok there. Read the link. You can add calcium (very slowly) to the tank to lower alk.
Mine's probably at around 8. I haven't tested in a while.
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The only drawback to high alkalanity is increased build up on equipment. Not a bigee.
I agree, wait it out, 10 is in the normal range anyhow. I think the accepted high end of 'normal' is 11dKH
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