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Ph raising question

Posted By: Gareth Dominy <gdominy@limbonet.ca>
Date: Friday, 8 March 2002, at 1:38 p.m.

Ok, I mentioned earlier that my Ph is dropping pretty fast, and that my fish were showing some signs of distress over it.

After some initial investigation it looks like my Ph is naturally going to be this low and I am going ot need to find a way to raise it consistently, and with some degree of control.

I have three idea's and would like some feedback before I try them (I dont want to do anything that might hurt my fish)

1.) Add some Tufa stone decorations. This should raise the Ph quite a bit, and I'm worried about being able to controll this.

2.) Adding some crushed coral in a filter media bag to my Aquaclear filter. Same effect as above, but will not drasticly alter the appearan