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Oh after using Mosura GH up it's 5 atm but one CBS died a day after. My original CRS and 1 CBS is perfectly fine.
Hm. Try bumping it up one or two degrees more.

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Hm. Try bumping it up one or two degrees more.
Will do. Do I really need a TDS thing? I don't have one.
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Will do. Do I really need a TDS thing? I don't have one.
Yes you do. Once you figure out your measured KH and GH values, you can use the value measured from the TDS meter to figure out how "dirty" your water is.

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Yes you do. Once you figure out your measured KH and GH values, you can use the value measured from the TDS meter to figure out how "dirty" your water is.
Well GH is 5 and KH is 2
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With those values, you have a total TDS of 126, not including the other stuff in the water.

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(gh*17.9) + (kh*17.9)= 89.5 + 35.8 = 125.3ppm
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With those values, you have a total TDS of 126, not including the other stuff in the water.
Is that good or bad?
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Is that good or bad?
It depends. That's why you need a TDS meter. You subtract the known values of the GH+KH from you TDS meter measurement to figure out how much other stuff is dissolved in the water. It could be nitrates, organic wastes, etc.

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It depends. That's why you need a TDS meter. You subtract the known values of the GH+KH from you TDS meter measurement to figure out how much other stuff is dissolved in the water. It could be nitrates, organic wastes, etc.
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You're killing me here
Nothing wrong with that, I'm learning a lot from this thread as well
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apologize for pointing problems out, with no resolution earlier. make it sounds like it is an attack on your thread. sorry Ivan
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apologize for pointing problems out, with no resolution earlier. make it sounds like it is an attack on your thread. sorry Ivan
Hey no worries. I just want the answer to problems it's cool bud.
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