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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-19-2006, 07:08 PM Thread Starter
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are my water parameters ok

before CO2:
nitrate- between 0 and 20
gh-between14 and 16
kh-between 14 and 16
ph- 8

after CO2:
nitrate- 20
gh-between 10 and 12
kh-between 3 and 4
ph-between 6 and 6.2

should i be worried about my ph and kh levels?
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As long as your fish aren't acting stressed out then I think you're fine.


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When injecting CO2 your pH should drop, but your KH should remain the same. There appears to be something eating into your KH.

I would keep a close eye on it if I were you.
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