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post #9 of (permalink) Old 02-02-2013, 04:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Wayne Dwops View Post
but is the ph and gh going to go down too low to be cherry shrimp safe?
pH swings as a result of injecting CO2 are not harmful.

Injecting CO2 will not lower gH.

As mentioned, the Hagen CO2 system you linked above is just a fancy DIY package (you can make DIY CO2 yourself, if you do not want to use pressurized CO2).


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