Re: NANFA-L-- Hardness & pH

Jerry Baker (
Wed, 31 Aug 2005 07:18:34 -0700

Gerald Pottern wrote:
> If you want more hardness (calcium & magnesium) but low alkalinity & pH, you might could add non-carbonate salts of Ca and Mg, such as Ca/Mg chlorides or sulfates. It's the carbonates (eg aragonite limestone) that consume free H+ and push pH up. (Mg-sulfate is Epson salt). has anybody experimented with these ?? --gerald, hangin on the neuse, NC

That's exactly what the ingredients of Seachem's Equilibrium are.
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