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Desired KH level?

Discussion in 'Advanced Strategies and Fertilization' started by Detritus Mulm, Dec 27, 2005.

  1. Detritus Mulm

    Detritus Mulm Guru Class Expert

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    I know that different plants do well at different Alkalinities, but is there an overall desired level for KH? From the little I've read, it seems that lower is better than higher?

    My KH is around 8 BTW.
     
  2. Tom Barr

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    Re: Desired KH level?

    5-6 or less is best for some species, most seem to do better in harder water.
    But overall, a KH of 3 seems nice for any species.

    Regards,
    Tom Barr
     
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