re: CO2 capacity
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From: psears at emr1_NRCan.gc.ca (Paul Sears)
Subject: CO2 Capacity ?
To: Aquatic-Plants at ActWin_com
Date: Mon, 3 Feb 1997 13:37:32 -0500 (EST)
* Subject: CO2 Capacity?
* From: STDIXON <stdixon at bechtel_com>
>interest is along the following lines: Assume a steady CO2 bubble size and
>flow rate, and a steady flow of water through a given CO2 reactor. If I
>have say, about 7 mg/l CO2 at a pH of 7.0 with KH of 2.5, would I have a
>greater CO2 mg/l concentration if I raised the KH to say 4? In other
>words, if I would be willing to accept a higher base case pH, could I
>increase the CO2 levels for a given supply of CO2?
No. The CO2 concentration would remain the same, and the pH would
rise by log(4/2.5), or about 0.2.
Paul Sears Ottawa, Canada
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