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Re: [APD] Re: New Planted aquarium owner needs some advice :-)

On 14/4/04 12:23 PM, "Chuck H" <grendel at usit_net> wrote:

> Tim wrote:
>> The quick question is I've added DIY CO2 to my tank last night and the pH
>> has gone from 7.4 down to the lowest reading my pH test kit will read
>> (6.0). What should I check/do?
> Hey Tim,
> Reading through through the long part of your post, I didn't see any
> mention of KH, so I'm assuming you haven't measured the alkalinity of
> the water.  This should be a priority before adding CO2.
> Here's a very good article on DIY CO2 that should help you make the
> most of it:
> http://www.qsl.net/w2wdx/aquaria/diyco2.html

I ordered a KH kit but a GH showed up, I'm planning on grabbing one this
afternoon fram a local LFS. I've read that article before, but I'm going to
read it again now that I have actually tried a few things, thanks for the


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