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post #12 of (permalink) Old 11-24-2019, 01:49 PM Thread Starter
jbl429
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Originally Posted by Maryland Guppy View Post
Now you can try a 20ml sample and every drop is worth .25dKH.
There amy be some alkalinity to your water.
Maybe not...I tried with 20ml of water and the test kit still turned yellow on the first drop!

Should I add baking soda to raise the KH or add something more permanent like crushed coral even though that would also raise the GH?
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