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post #4 of (permalink) Old 01-26-2013, 11:05 PM Thread Starter
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danielt, thank you so much for the clear explanations!

Since my tetras can handle a slightly higher pH, it sounds like I can gently raise my KH - thereby preventing my pH from dropping, but raise my pH slightly instead - which will help my snails by reducing the acidity of my water.

I will try to raise the KH a tiny amount by using the cuttlebone I have, and see if I can strike a happy balance for the snails, fish, and plants.

Thank you so much for responding to my post

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