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Re: Calculate CO2
Greger Lindstand wrote:
>I have forgotten how to calculate the CO2 concentration in the tank.
>Think it was something with GH or KH and the PH value.
>Can someone help with the formula?
>Which is the "ideal" level of CO2 in a planted tank?
Hi, Greger. The formula is:
CO2 = 3 x KH x 10^(7 - pH)
CO2 is in mg/L.
As for an ideal level of CO2, the recommendations I've seen range from 10
to 30 mg/L. I keep my well lit tanks around 20 - 25mg/L and get excellent