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Old 03-20-2014, 09:38 PM   #1
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How can I increase my alkalinity?

I know it's related to ph, so should I raise it? The ph right now is looking normal.

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Telling us what your PH is would help. Unless your fish require hard water, or your water is so soft that you are having PH stability issues, I wouldn't worry about it. It is much better to maintain a stable water chemistry, even if it is not the "perfect" water chemistry.

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What is your kH from your tap water?
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