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Re: Calculating values
Greger Lindstrand wrote:
> Thank you all for both on and off list advice & hints on how to
> calculate the CO2 level ! Its been really intresting to read :-)
> One of the answers (se below) leads to another problem...
> 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 growth.
> <end quote>
> Namely, what IS the ideal
> level (range maybe) of ANY of the tests we use?
> I come across a multitude of advice, here and there on the net.
> Some say CO2 should be no more than 35 and some say 30 maximum.
> Even 25 maybe. Same goes for FE. recommended levels vary. GH? KH?
> PH? etc. etc. ? Is there like, a table of all values and ranges,
> avaliable? On the net maybe? Maybe someone has compiled one
> themselves? I'd be greateful if you could share it, if so.
Take a look at http://www.sfbaaps.com/reference/barr_02_01.shtml. Be
aware that the page will not display in Netscape 4 because of some HTML
errors, but it will display in IE or Netscape 6+ which are more
forgiving of HTML errors.