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Thread: Ph values

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    Hey guys i'm from singapore n been havin a little trouble with my 2 foot tank.
    if im not wrong thats bout 16 gallons. recently everything i put in keeps dying, even plants. i did many water changes even 100% water changes but didnt help at all.
    i bought a ph test strips and it seems that my water is below 4 ph. could that be the reason? and if so how do i go about raising the ph to a correct level.
    any help is much appreciated

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    That is insanely low for plain water. It could be the reasonb ut I doubt this is correct. Isn't there a local shop that will do a proper test for you? What kind of readings are you getting from the water you use for water changes?

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    hmmm good point ill go check now. oh n i just realised i have alot of activated carbon

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    okay checked the water i change with is roughly 6.5-7 i willadd it in n check the readings again

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    Test strips are notoriously inaccurate. Can you get an API test kit with the test tubes? This will give you much more accurate readings.

    +1 on getting your fish store to double check your readings for you. Most do this free of charge.

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