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    Alright, give me the low down on these.

    Iíve watched videos and read several articles and decided to buy some. I have one leaf in my 38 gallon currently.

    Here is my only worry with them....

    The ph of my water typically runs high in the 8.2-8.4 range. Letís say I add these leafs and it reduced my PH to 7.8...whatever...then I do a 50% water change and the water Iím putting in has the PH of 8.2...Iím going to end up with a ph swing of .2 in that case at each water change correct? Thoughts?
    ~Pray for Henry~

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    Honestly, if your KH is high enough to keep pH at in the 8.2-8.4 range, one leaf will not reduce pH. I didn't notice a change in pH with one leaf and my tap KH is only 2. Keep an eye on it in case, but I really don't think you'll notice a difference.

    I love using the capatta leaves. My fish really do seem to love the compounds they release into the water as well.
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