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Old 08/09/2007, 08:04 AM   #29
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Originally posted by SDguy
But only if you are trying to raise the alk of the new water to bring it to an acceptable level. Trying to add extra, so as to raise your tank alk this way could very likely cause a precipitation effect in the new water.
Good point.

Originally posted by SDguy
BTW Joe, I'm with you on the Magnesium. I found (in this tank and my previous tank) with Mg at 1100ppm or so, I could NEVER get my Ca above 360ppm.
Yeah so many calcium problems could be fixed faster if people would test their Mg more often. I test mine about as much as I do my calcium.


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