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Re: [APD] KH question
Yes, thanks. And if I am not there to monitor the system this can occur.
So if I happen to be planning to leave town for several days, and have
knowledge of the equipment I have in place and its limitations, then I
might want to think ahead, right? :)
On 11/20/06, S. Hieber <shieber at yahoo_com> wrote:
> The only way CO2 is going to "crash" the pH is if you use too much. It
> will reduce pH in proportion to how much is dissolved in the water. If you
> water buffered around the range of the pH before adding the CO2, it will
> hang there until the buffer is swamped.
> ----- Original Message ----
> > My reference to pH crash -- a rapid, large decrease in pH -- is
> > that can occur with CO2 injection. I got an off-list email from a
> > who had that happen with water at a lower KH than what is coming out of
> > tap. "Rumor has it" that pH carshes can happen with water that has a KH
> > of
> > 3. I was mostly interested in hearing if anyone here could say it had
> > had not happened in their aquariums. Vaughn's response indicates it's
> > likely.
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