The Planted Tank Forum - View Single Post - KH and plants
Thread: KH and plants
View Single Post
Old 04-18-2012, 07:17 PM   #15
dr.tran
Planted Tank Guru
 
dr.tran's Avatar
 
PTrader: (76/98%)
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Queens, NY
Posts: 2,169
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Canuck View Post
The pH of carbonic acid in normal atmospheric conditions is about 5.5. The pH of your tanks suggests that either pH test is off or you have stronger acids at work in your tank.
I have ADA aquasoil. O kH and 0 gH.

Its right out of the tap. However, it must also be noted my water is slightly cooler than the average. Around 68-65 which means it can hold slightly more dissolved gasses than the normal room temeperture. So with that combined, I think it draws down my pH a little more.
__________________
I'm not a doctor in real life but I play one on this forum

My 29 gal tank

blackworms culture methods
dr.tran is offline   Reply With Quote