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Old 12-13-2016, 11:38 PM   #1
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Tap water testing

So i took my tap water peramiters and the Ph reads were very odd.

Ph was at 7.0, high Ph was at 8.0ish

Any one know why this would be?
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Old 12-14-2016, 05:51 PM   #2
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If it's reading in the middle of the high pH test range I'd wager it's closer to 8 than 7. I've gotten a few wonky results with the API kit on occasion and the first thing I do is blast out the test tube with with hot water from the kitchen sink sprayer or the showerhead then retest (or just something with a lot pressure, straight from the tap has been lacking); usually comes back with the reading I was expecting afterwards. Seems like residue in the tubes can alter the readings.
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