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Re: [APD] Massive Fish Kill
> di you measure KH and pH and use the table or jsut use a
> CO2 test kit. Very hard to get a useful reading from a CO2
> test kit, ime -- I think the margin of error is about
just CO2 kit plus the PH Kit.. not KH though
> > So.. even with a 50% water change of
> > the Iron and Co2 was
> > doubled it wouldn't be enough to cause the kill, or would
> > it?
> > I again tested the PH after the 50% water change and it
> > was still of the
> > charts...so I added 1 TSP of calcium carbinate to bring
> > it down.. which it
> > did to 6.5.
> > I can only figure that the tap water was such a high PH
> > that it caused a
> > huge ph swing and that is the culprit.
> Or had more gas in it than usual -- maybe CO2 so it
> plummeted your pH and the calcium carbonate brought it back
> up to 6.5.
No..... the tap water was HIGH... off the chart.
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