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Does CO2 change parameters of water? I think to start it but have to be sure that pH6.4 KH<1 and GH<3 will not change at all. Or maybe is impossible to use CO2 and keep the low parameters of water?
Has somebody check it ?
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Your pH should drop downwards as the CO2 will make your water more acidic.

However, you may want to be careful as your kH is quite low. As a result of the lack of buffering, you may want to start slowly with the CO2 injection.
 

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Personally, I rarely test my water. Perhaps once a month, if that.

Test kits are useful in the beginning, but get less used once the tank has stabilized and established itself. However, they are still useful in the case that something goes wrong.
 
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