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post #1 of (permalink) Old 02-09-2003, 01:18 AM Thread Starter
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I just got done testing my water for nitrate and GH. I could use some help at determining where I stand.

The nitrate lever was at 40ppm and the GH was at 8 or 9.

The booklet that came with the test kit listed GH of 3 for plants. Can live plants handle a GH of 8 or 9?


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