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Forum: Algae 03-01-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Algae_Farmer
Algae ready for harvest. Not what I wanted

erg where do i start. Been running this tank for about 3 years and every time I get the CO2 up and running the whole tank throws a wobbly and one type of algae explodes in a couple of weeks so I...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-13-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By Algae_Farmer
problem solved Incredible! The 6-7.6 kit...

problem solved

Incredible! The 6-7.6 kit has been supplied with 7.4-9 regent in the box. :icon_roll

this thread can be deleted, its junk now
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-13-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By Algae_Farmer
I cant disagree with experience but im caught in...

I cant disagree with experience but im caught in the middle now. My test kit quotes "Carbonate hardness (KH) stabilizes water pH". Are they using it in the sense it resists Acidity. i.e buffer? ...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-13-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By Algae_Farmer
Post Quick JBL test kit dumb question

I've just bought a JBL 6-7.6 PH test kit to verify my other API kit.

API reads 7.5
JBL goes orange. This is not on the chart!

Am I just out of range? but which way? I dont trust my API kit.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-13-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By Algae_Farmer
my reference water is from tank as per...

my reference water is from tank as per instructions. I have only just discovered this 4dkh business in the last hour, still reading.....

Either way theres no change in PH.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-13-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By Algae_Farmer
It is frustrating yes, luckily my CO2 cost...

It is frustrating yes, luckily my CO2 cost peanuts and lasts forever :proud:

It seems people tend to use dH so I've converted figures (*0.056)

KH=11.76
GH=13.44
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-13-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By Algae_Farmer
Unhappy CO2 injection- levels wont rise

I just plumbed by CO2 back in and the indicator shows no change although its been running for 3 days and at a higher rate than Ive ever had it.:bounce:
I've always had trouble with it though, seems...
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