Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V1 #178

>From: Tyson Lee <tyson at phoenix_net>
>Date: Sun, 7 Jan 1996 23:24:41 -0500
>Subject: FerroVit and KH Questions
>I recently purchased some FerroVit plant fertilizer and on the label it
>states it should be added every fortnight.  Can anyone, perhaps a German,
>tell me what a fortnight is?

Fortnight is UK-speak (not German), it means every 14 days!

>I also purchased a Tetra Carbonate Hardness kit to help me monitor my DIY
>CO2 injection.  It claims that the number of drops added is the amount of
>dH.  On the chart it shows the value in KH.  In this case, are
>these two terms synonymous?  I _do_ understand the difference between general
>and carbonate (alkalinity) hardness.  Just curious about them claiming the 
>reading is in dH.
>Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>Tyson Lee
>tyson at phoenix_net