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Re: kH, gH, and Discus
: My question is this, does raising the kH also raise the gH, and what is an
: acceptible gH for Discus.
KH and GH are seperate. Discus can take about as much as you can throw
at them--water hardness isn't critical.
: Also, I'm using Sera kH-plus which causes the pH
: to go out the roof. Is that a common reaction when the kH is bumped up in
: really soft water.
Yes. Calcium bicarbonate (what KH measures) buffers in the alkaline
range, so raising the KH raises the pH.
(Watching more snow fall over the plains of North Dakota.)