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Old 06-16-2013, 10:48 PM   #1
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ferts and co2

First off has anyone used with Aqueon plant food ? If this is not what works what would be a good choice? Also I have herd that co2 will raise Ph levels is this right ? I am only planting some low light plants in a 20 long .
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Co2 lowers pH, making the water more acidic.
Also, check out Seachem's line of liquid ferts.
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What types of low light plants are you interested in? More than likely you don't need CO2 or any ferts. Adding some root tabs may be all you need.
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Does anyone have a guess how much it will lower my ph in a 29 gal with my ph being @ 8 ?
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I guess I am a little nervous because my ph is @8 after 24 hrs out of the tap. How do you do a pwc if it drops alot do you use ph minus to bring the ph down as not to freak my fish out.?
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The pH drop from adding co2 doesn't affect the fish.
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