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post #7 of (permalink) Old 05-07-2012, 11:13 PM Thread Starter
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Markpeggie, your kH may also be rather high and that is going to cause the pH to creep back up and the peat isn't filtering enough out. I just tested, my tap is 4kH, my peat water was 0kH, so I assume mine won't drift much upwards.

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