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Re: [APD] CO2 revelations
The CO2 test kits aren't really doing much mroe than one
does using the pH KH CO2 table. The test assumes carbonates
and you titrate to determine the pH.
I probably have terribly oversimplified but Roger Miller
had an excellent post on this back there inthe archives
--- Jerry Baker <jerry at bakerweb_biz> wrote:
> Chris Hotte wrote:
> > Lights, nutrients and CO2. It really does work. Doh!
> I love the alka-seltzer look ;)
> Back some time ago I wanted to test the CO2/carbonate
> relationship in my
> tank. I got a LaMotte CO2 test kit to measure CO2. The
> results were
> pretty close. I got mine for something like $10 on sale.
> Might be worth
> it for the verification.
> As I side note, I always ran high CO2 (35 - 40ppm) and
> never once had an
> issue. Even running it at night.
> Jerry Baker
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