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Re: [APD] KH question

On 11/20/06, Wright Huntley <whuntley at verizon_net> wrote:
> The infamous pH Crash feared by fishkeepers is usually from unplanted
> dirty tanks, often loaded with nitrite. As the dirty filter releases
> acid and drops pH of too soft (i.e., unbuffered) water, the tendency is
> for the fish to get "brown-blood" disease as their hemoglobin is blocked
> out by the nitrogen compounds. They gasp at the surface and their gills
> look brown as they slowly suffocate.

Thanks Wright -- that is very helpful.

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