03-16-2010, 05:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Angel079
Yea I only used a 5g to test around (shrimp farms are all 10g's) that's a pretty nifty calculator there thank you very much!!!!
That's why I figured I'd start with a 1/4 to 1/8 cup "dosed" into the tank very slowly once each week...You know what I mean....I'll def NOT add "prefixed" water with a set KH all in one go that would be a very sure & quick way to kill off my farms
Anyway I have it sitting there right now anyway to see first what it does how it changed in the bucket itself over the next few days. I wanna have all my bases covered BEFORE I go close to my tank with this need of increase there.
I've tried it.
Over the course of a couple days I ended up adding a TBSP and a half to my guppy tank to bring it from 6.0 to 7.2.
A week later I was testing nitrates, and noticed the PH was 6 again. I never used it after that.