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Re: Low CO2

At 03:48 PM 3/3/01 -0500, bob at a51web_net asked:

>Dave Gomberg sez:
> > Put some aquarium water in a soft-drink bottle (1/4 full), test the
> > pH, shake the water vigorously (with the cap on), test pH again.  If 
> the pH
> > drops a lot, you have plenty of CO2, something else is wrong.  If the pH
> > doesn't drop at all, either you have next to no CO2 or the kit is ng.  HTH.
>Don't you mean, if the pH *raises* a lot?

Duh, of course, you are right.  I have to learn to remember if I am talking 
about CO2 levels or pH.

Dave Gomberg, San Francisco            mailto:gomberg at wcf_com
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