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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-09-2005, 03:31 AM Thread Starter
 
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Raising KH

How best can KH be raised by 2 - 4 d in 40 galllons of water without affecting pH?
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offset it with an increase in co2 injection.

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What about non-CO2 tanks?
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without affecting pH?
You can't raise KH without affecting pH. You can only offset the added alkalinity with acidity. As mentioned, CO2 addition will create carbonic acid. Peat may be another option.

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