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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-26-2008, 10:13 PM Thread Starter
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Does Soilmaster Select lower PH like ADA Aquasoil?

I am building up a 75 gal system and am working on the substrate selection process. I want to keep South American Biotope species, and would like to keep the water soft and PH acidic.

Does Soilmaster Select lower PH similar to exponentially more expensive ADA Aquasoil?

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Here's a chart from a test I did you see what happense pH wise, more here (

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I bought more than enough SMS (lucky me) and my ph has stuck around 6.8 - 7.0. Couldn't tell you if the SMS had anything to do it, with but it sure looks good
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