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pH control using CO2 injection

Postby Alvin Leung » Tue Apr 14, 2009 8:28 am

Is it a viable or good idea to control the pH of a bare discus tank by CO2 injection with a electronic pH controller? My tap water pH is 7.6 and I would like to stabilize at 6.0.

What other methods would you use to stabilize pH if large volume of water (50% of a 180 gallon tank) is change daily?
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Postby Ciprian Marcu » Sun Apr 19, 2009 4:12 pm

Hi Alvin.

If you want to change a large amount of water daily is best to have a storage tank where you can prepare your water at the desired pH. Addition of acid would be practical in this case. But for raising discus a pH of 7.6 is not a problem. If your tap water is clean you can use that for water changes. Along with water conditioner if needed of course.
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Postby Alvin Leung » Sun Apr 19, 2009 5:24 pm

Thank you Cipian for your reply. Would it be OK if I am keeping wild caught Heckels with pH 7.6?
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Postby Ciprian Marcu » Wed Apr 22, 2009 12:45 am

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Postby Fred Goodall » Wed Apr 22, 2009 7:33 pm

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