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Thread: Now im Confused ( DkH)
06-06-2009, 05:14 AM #1
Now im Confused ( DkH)
ok so from the start including directions and all of my LFS, ive been told that ur DkH should be anywhere from 8-12, depending on what type of tank u are running. and also a calcium of 400 -450 ppm. well ive been seeing a lot on the net lately about how natural seawater has a DkH of 7 and calcium level of 350-380. so why wouldnt u try to mimic that instead of the other way.
07-28-2009, 05:38 PM #2
i guess you want it better then the real thing.Death Is A Once In A life Time Experience.
07-29-2009, 12:08 AM #3
According to one of my coral books a higher alkalinity level than what typically found in the ocean is recommended due to the higher comparative bioload in aquariums.African cichlid and saltwater aquariums
07-29-2009, 11:08 AM #4
The most important thing is you want ALK and PH to remain stable and not fluctuate at all.
29 gallon-planted community
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