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Re: [APD] RE: peat moss / ph
On Fri, 1 Oct 2004 03:03:54 -0700, "Steve Pushak"
<teban at powersonic_bc.ca> wrote:
>Peat is very good at controlling the pH if that's what you want to
>It will also reduce your hardness for several months as it soaks calcium
>and magnesium out of the water, so its good to maintain regular water
>changes and mineral dosing.
Well that too is not a bad thing, my water is very hard, very alkaline
and has high alkalinity ;) But if I have to maintain regular water
changes I should wait until I'm done with my coppersafe dose to start
adjusting ph, right? (probably would anyway as there is no point in
stressing the fishwith additional changes)
What I am really looking for here is not "how to change ph" because I
have already decided peat moss is going to be the most feasible option
for this tank. But I would like to know, how to most effectively use
my peat moss.
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