Riddle me this: Floramax vs. PH: RESULTS ARE IN!!
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > Specific Aspects of a Planted Tank > Substrate


 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 01-10-2013, 02:09 AM   #1
waterwookiee
Algae Grower
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Maryland
Posts: 52
Default Riddle me this: Floramax vs. PH: RESULTS ARE IN!!

I know Floramax isn't supposed to alter your water chemistry, but I just put Floramax midnight in an otherwise empty aquarium and my PH went from 6 from the tap (unsoftened well water) to 7.6+ in less than 24 hours?????

It is stirred up at the moment, so perhaps has something to do with it. However if that's the case, how can the particulates affect my ph reading but "not the chemistry of my water" if settled out (as advertised)..... Is it likely that the substrate itself is more basic, but will not interact with the water itself? Or is it more likely that my tap becomes more basic over time?..

Last edited by waterwookiee; 01-11-2013 at 10:44 AM.. Reason: New title
waterwookiee is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 12:21 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012