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PLECO 07-26-2007 12:38 PM

ph level
 
well i just tested my ph and it was about 7.2, any way i wanted to bring it down to 7 so im sopposed to use my ph down. but i have a question, im soppose to add 2 drops per gallon i have a ten gallon so i would add 20 drops of it. so my question is do i and how much would it lower it buy, .2 every 20. so far to be safe i added 6 just to see but the test is the same. so iguest i have to

jones57742 07-26-2007 01:19 PM

Pleco:

Three Items

Our test kit quality is such that what you observe as 7.2 the value may actually be 7.

I have PhUp and PhDown in my garage but they are there only for emergencies and I have never used them.

I do not "believe in" introducing chemicals, including Meds, into the tank's water, that such introduction is not typically desirable and as such I only do so when I feel that it is "absolutely necessary".

TR

Daz 07-26-2007 03:05 PM

Agree with Tha Do, once you start using chems like that it will become a vicious circle. Why do you want to bring it down ?

fish_4_all 07-26-2007 08:39 PM

Ditch the chemicals and get driftwood or bogwood.


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