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Old 02-03-2013, 11:49 AM   #1
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PH wont go up!!

Cant seem to raise my PH level ....should I put more salt in?? My flow pump is aimed toward the surface...still low.
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Old 02-03-2013, 02:29 PM   #2
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What's it at and what are you using to try and raise it?
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Old 02-03-2013, 04:37 PM   #3
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And how olds the tank? What is your other levels? Alkalinity? I wouldn't chase it too much.
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Old 02-03-2013, 04:39 PM   #4
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7.8 I went ahead and did a partial water change...
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Old 02-03-2013, 04:47 PM   #5
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Add some kalkwasser. If you have an auto top off then add it to your ATO.
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Old 02-03-2013, 10:22 PM   #6
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Doing a water change won't raise pH above 7.8. Probably lower it. What else are you using?
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Whatever you do raise it slowly. Watch using Kalk, it will raise quickly if you don't go slow.
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Old 02-05-2013, 04:32 AM   #8
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Get some marine life stabilizer it is only like 10 bucks at you local pet store
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Old 02-05-2013, 10:05 AM   #9
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There are a variety of Ph buffers out there too that are pretty cheap. But like said above make sure you go slow otherwise your Ph will shoot off the charts.
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Old 02-06-2013, 11:45 AM   #10
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Much obliged..got some Instant Ocean Buffer and now its normal!!! Thanks for the tip
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