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Re: [APD] Estimative Index for CO Dosing - Bah!

Jerry Baker wrote:
> For instance, say your KH test says your water is 5 degrees, but when 
> you let your water sit out overnight the pH is 7.3. That means that your 
> KH is really about 3 degrees and 2 of those degrees reported by your 
> test kit are sources of alkalinity other than carbonates. For figuring 
> CO2, just use 3 from then on (until you change something).

Also, if you're like me and don't like only knowing the KH within a 
tolerance of a whole degree, you can add more water to refine the test. 
If one drop is 1 degree with 5mL water, then 1 drop is 1/2 degree with 
10mL water, etc.

Jerry Baker
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