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Old 03-21-2005, 09:43 PM   #1
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KH to dKH

Couldn't find a conversion on google for KH to dKH and wanted to confirm my conversion of 190 PPM KH is equal to 10.64 dKH? If so I think this is a good range?
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Just found this table using a different search parameter... You might find it useful too! http://ozreef.org/content/view/5/2/
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Re: KH to dKH

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Couldn't find a conversion on google for KH to dKH and wanted to confirm my conversion of 190 PPM KH is equal to 10.64 dKH? If so I think this is a good range?
Good calculation! Here's a calculator:

http://www.saltyzoo.com/SaltyCalcs/AlkConv.php

Number is fine (LOTS of debate on the numbers for alk) , although Xenia is purported to like it on the high end.
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SG 1.024, temp 79.5, pH 8.4

Livestock I added:

1 skunk cleaner. 12 hermits: red, scarlet, blue. 15 or so assorted snails. Discosomas, Ricordia, Rhodactis mushroom corals, chaetomorpha (sump), 1 feather duster, Montipora digitata, Montipora capricornis, Montipora hispids. assorted zoos, Xenia, Kenya tree coral, green Sinularia, green star polyps, branching hammer coral, bubble coral, Devil's hand leather. Yellow chromis, purple firefish.

Hitchhikers: the usual suspects :crabs, bristles, urchin, mantis shrimp (now in exile in mantis tank)

List of possible/likely newcomers:

Feather duster. PJ cardinal, Bangghai cardinal, Firefish goby, Clownfish, Neon goby, Yellow watchman goby, Orchid dottyback. Various corals.
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