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    Ph

    My PH is at 7.7
    I have Aragonite at bottom and my salinity density is 1.025.

    What can i do to increase the PH?

    Merci

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    Senior Member atlantic's Avatar
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    get some sea chem ph buffer

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    also make sure your using the saltwater ph test kit and not the freshwater ph test kit.

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    ya...and if you can use a refractometer...its way way way better then a hydrometer..... my hydrometer was reading 1.023 so i was about to add some salt....then i checked it with a refractometer.... 1.025 big diffrence

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    atlantic....did you get refrac. local, or online?

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    I have one Hippo if you need somthing tested
    Any darn fool can make something complex; it takes a genius to make something simple

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    This article may be very helpful for you re: PH problems -

    http://reefkeeping.com/issues/2004-09/rhf/index.htm
    Don't Panic Feel free to visit my blog -> Internet Tough Guy.

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    thanks tictoc, I was thinking of getting one after i finish spending money on everything else....someday lol.

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    I would also invest in a decent pH monitor. I picked up a Pinpoint pH monitor about a month or so ago....I got sick and tired of chemistry kits. Two different kits, different results.
    The pH monitor is a little pricy, but for me, it was worth it.
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    Senior Member atlantic's Avatar
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    Originally posted by hippo!
    atlantic....did you get refrac. local, or online?
    melameedo has one and i used his.... i now have one comming from online for my b-day in a week or so...cant wait....got some new toys commin!

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