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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V2 #1097

cheerful.com?   I'll reply through the list. Sorry guys.

You can buy pure (hic) sodium bicarbonate (or bicarbonate of soda) at the
supermarket. Personally, I wouldn't bother. CO2 injection through the
powerhead works pretty well.

Richard KHOO Guan Chen
e-mail:- khoogc at singnet_com.sg
snail mail: 38-A, Lorong 23, Geylang, Singapore 388372

Original message:-

> Date: Mon, 24 Nov 1997 22:28:28 +0800
> From: "Chiao Lun" <ccl at cheerful_com>
> Subject: Increasing Carbonate hardness with sodium bicarbonate
> How much sodium bicarbonate must I add??
> I live in Singapore and we have very soft water. The KH is 1.2 to 2.8.
> The main problem is that I cant find pure Sodium bicarbonate. It is usually
> mixed with starch and such. Is it ok to just add it??
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