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Old 27-04-2011, 09:50 PM   #11
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hi folks

i tested by PH today using PH paper brought from aquastar.
it was roughly about 7.5 to 7.6
i am using coral sand and coral chips to make my PH higher and stable.
but this does not seems too effective.

how do you make it go to PH 8?
i saw some bags of oyster shells from clementi C328
can oyster shells raise PH to 8?
what other natural substance and raise the PH to 8?

i have some reservations about PH buffer and chemicals...
and what about the african cichlids salts?
what do these salts do?

thanks
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Old 30-04-2011, 01:32 AM   #12
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You can use combination of baking soda, sea salt and epsom salt. 1:1:1 ratio. I personally uses 20 g per 100 litre of water.

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