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Old 03-03-2013, 08:55 PM   #16
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Ok. I went ahead add about 12 more mmp drops, which make almost 1ml mmp. So it can say about 3.5ml mmp total in 1 gallon ro water container, this bring up to 190-195 tds .. And take about 10 drops gh test ( = 179ppm gh/kh) and finally it turn to green.

Does this result good enough?

If so, I know the guide on bottle say? Divide this amount gallon into 3 portions and dose in tank 1 portion each day correct?
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Old 03-03-2013, 09:26 PM   #17
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I think you need to try a different KH & GH test kit. Something is off.
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Old 03-03-2013, 09:38 PM   #18
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Ok. I put that 1gallon RO water mixed with 3.5ml mmp to my 7gallons tank, of course i took out 1 gallon prior from the tank. I wait for 30mins, test TDS at 160, and about 6 drops = 107 ppm GH/KH (per api GH/KH conversion chart test) turned to green .

Kh: 2
Ph: 6.6
Temp: 72

What do you think of that result?

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Old 03-04-2013, 07:02 AM   #19
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I myself add 8ml per 5 gallon to raise gH to 4/5. My TDS remains low though (108-110ppm) with this bottle, perhaps a good batch?
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Old 03-04-2013, 02:56 PM   #20
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MsNemoShrimp: What is the total of amount water (gallons) from your tank before you take the water out? and how many gallon(s) did you take out before you put back in 5 gallons?
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MsNemoShrimp: What is the total of amount water (gallons) from your tank before you take the water out? and how many gallon(s) did you take out before you put back in 5 gallons?
This has been the standard for my water changes. I simply add 8ml to a 5 gallon jug filled with RO water. This raises TDS to about 80 in the jug and add in with the tank water already at 120ish evens out to about 110 It's a 15 gallon tank by water volume
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How much water did you take out from the tank before you put the new 5 gallon of RO water in? I guess your tank does not have a fully 15 gallons of water correct?
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Took out 5 and add a new 5. 33% W/C
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Old 03-05-2013, 06:49 PM   #24
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Ah! good to know thanks Ms. Did you have to divide into 3 portions of that 5 new mixed RO water and put 1 portion into the tank per day? I know the bottle recommended that way but just curious .
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