re: Potassium carbonate

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From: psears at emr1_NRCan.gc.ca (Paul Sears)
Message-Id: <9702031333.AA16561@emr1.emr.ca>
Subject: Re: Potassium carbonate
To: Aquatic-Plants at ActWin_com
Date: Mon, 3 Feb 1997 08:33:06 -0500 (EST)

> From: mhack at ibm_net (Mark Hack)
> Subject: Potasium Carbonate
> 1.      My natural CO2 level should be 2-3.5. By carbonate hardening this
> should shove up the CO2 level.

	It won't.  We just had a long thread on this.

> 2.      I need to drop the pH to make the potassium carbonate soluable
> (besides being desirable for the discus)

	No you don't.

> 3.      Postasium Carbonate needs to be dosed higher than K2SO4.
	By about 12%

Paul Sears        Ottawa, Canada

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