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Re: [APD] chemical query
Stuart Halliday wrote:
> Is there much difference to using potassium carbonate verses potassium
> bicarbonate in planted aquariums to buffer my soft water and add potassium.
Shouldn't. In acidic water, carbonate should become bicarbonate. All
bicarbonate is is carbonate with a hydrogen ion attached. That means
adding carbonate will eat up some acidity in your tank by taking up free
KCO3 + H+ => KHCO3.
"Drilling wells is boring."
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