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post #5 of (permalink) Old 04-07-2013, 08:35 PM
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What exactly is your carbonate reading? What you may think is low may not necessarily be low.

Measure your carbonate hardness in your aquarium as well as straight out of your tap.

Do not use the API pH Up treatment, as a fluctuating pH will be worse for your livestock.

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