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Sv: Aquatic Plants Digest V3 #813

>Date: Fri, 29 Jan 1999 15:58:47 -0800
>From: Dave Gomberg <gomberg at wcf_com>
>Subject: High CO2 levels
>Does anyone have any idea of what the effect of very high CO2 levels are in
>a high alkalinity tank?   Say kH 10, pH 6.2, CO2 190ppm???
>I would assume the high CO2 would drive CO2 back into the fish and lower
>blood pH?   But why moreso that with any other pH 6.2 water?   And what if
>the fish likes 6.2?   And what about plants and inverts.

The very colourfull pictures one see in many books are taken just before the
fish dies from
Thatīs one effect
Donīt worry, be happy........