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Old 08-03-2012, 10:46 AM   #1
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Appropriate PH for a FOWLR

What should the PH be? My lfs says 8-8.2. I've heard alot of variation. How can nothing in this hobby have a black and white answer?!

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Old 08-03-2012, 11:56 AM   #2
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When it comes to PH, stability is more inportant than a particular level. Not to say that the level isnt important, but for most fish, they can tolerate slightly elevated or lower levels as long as they dont experience big swings.

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Old 08-03-2012, 01:04 PM   #3
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I completely agree. I've heard of reef tanks being very successful for years with a ph of 7.8 or even less. If you can keep it stable and at 8-8.4 that would be "best", but lower or higher is fine as long as its stable and not too low or too high.
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