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Re: CO2 vs. KH testing

> Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2001 08:20:35 -0800
> From: "Dave Berryman" <dberryman7479 at mediaone_net>

> OK, if it is a small enough swing that it doesn't show up on a Tetra test
> kit wouldn't it be safe to assume that the swing is insignificant for what
> am trying to do...getting the CO2 to a reasonable level for the plants to
> use?

Small swings should not be a problem.

However, assuming that "if it doesn't register on a test kit, it's OK" is a
bad assumption. The test kit may be bad (old reagents, just a bad design,
etc). You should understand the ramifications of what you are assuming
before you assume it. Remember the old adage, "When you assume, you make a
ASS of U and ME."


George Booth in Ft. Collins, CO (booth at frii dot com)
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