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post #7 of (permalink) Old 02-10-2013, 12:18 PM
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Originally Posted by HD Blazingwolf View Post
I like the ph difference for a ballpark reference before a choose drop checker at this point. Between a. 8 and 1.0 ph drop is usually sufficient for most plant needs and light intensities, once u go the high light range, more may be necessary. But ph drops are how i tune my tank in the beginning then adjust from there.
So do you mean you use the change in pH to tell you how much co2 is needed? I had my Co2 controlled by a Milwaukee pH Controller and I didn't like the results, does a method like that result in less Co2 or is it entirely plant dependent?
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