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carbonate hardness (kh)


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    Default carbonate hardness (kh)

    i tested my water today and i have a kh of 17 is this bad my ph is 8.2 and my calcium is at 480 not ammonia no nitrate...how can i lower my kh?..

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    davejnz - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    Carbonate hardness is usually not a test done for saltwater.Alkalinity is measured in dKH and that test is critical to do IMO.

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    Reptoreef - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    retest with a quality alk test kit.
    There's nowhere else I'ld rather be... unless, of course, you're buying

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