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Re: Sick Discus Update - CO2 comments
I know that too.
My original pH was 7.9. After filtering with peat it came down to around
7.0. Normally using CO2 with the peat filtering the pH was around 6.6.
Approximately one hour after disconnecting the CO2 on the tank the pH was at
6.3 - 6.4.
I use peat so the CO2 chart on the Krib is useless.
>From: Chuck Gadd <cgadd at cfxc_com>
>To: Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com, jnoble123 at hotmail_com
>Subject: Re: Sick Discus Update - CO2 comments
>Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2000 02:15:37 -0700
> > With regards to the cause. I am firmly of the belief that CO2 overdosing
> > indeed the problem. Prior to the new DIY CO2 bottles being hooked up
> > was no problem. After the hookup the problem happened. Measurements of
> > Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate and hardness all were fine. No large variances
>A large amount of CO2 should have moved your pH noticably.....
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