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  1. General Reef Discussion
    So my ph tested at 7.8 today what can I do to bring it back up?
  2. General Reef Discussion
    My PH is at a 8.0 consistently. I bought an item that is supposed to raise PH but not affect the hardness or calcium. I add that and it will be up around 8.2 but within a day or two it is right back to the 8.0 consistently. My dkh is roughly a 10 so I think that is okay but my calcium seems...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, Not sure whats going on here but my PH is dropping through the day and not through the night, i know its low but i its up to to 7.85 at 7am (still dark here in the UK and tank lights have been off all night, Display Tank lights come on at 9am) - and at 6pm just as the lights go off it has...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Set up my 29g biocube 1 month ago, drilled tank with sump, skimmer & carbon reactor. My PH started at 7.6 (according to my PH probe, RKL), done a 5g water change Friday and it went up to 7.9 (added 2 snails), today PH is back down to 7.57 don't know is "using up" my PH... Would it help if i do...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Just tested my 20 gallon tank the ph was a 7.8 & alk was a 3. Ive been adding ph buffer every once in awhile. I know early in the morning the ph will be low but is there any other way thats effectivly raise ph long term. I have the window in the room open to see if that will help. The lights...
  6. Nano Reefs
    Hi, I have recently set up a 10 gallon nano and it has been up for 23 days now. It has cycled, ammonia, nitrites are non-existent and the nitrates were almost undetectable. My pH levels seem low 7.8-8.0. Does it take a little while for pH to get up? I don't have any fish yet. Just a snail and...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I have tried everything to bump my ph at least to 8.0. unless i use buffer I can't ever seem to reach that mark. My alk is always stable for the most part cept when i use ph buffer than it skyrockets up to 15. I use B-Ionic 2 part solution. I do frequent 10g. water changes and it raises the ph...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Awhile back I was trying to raise my PH. I was using a Kent Super Buffer, I tried a few times to raise it over the course of two weeks to no avail. After researching the heck out of it on the net I found out that it was because my house was closed up. So protein skimmer inlet tube meets...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Hello to my favorite forum in the world....okay so i only use one forum, but who's keeping track.... my new 55g is not behaving very well...its been running for 2 weeks and i'm having trouble getting my PH up and keeping my dKH down.... the running tally of tests.... 4/2 (day 4) ammo:0.5ppm...
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