A Must Read Article On Kalkwasser!

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  1. mandarinman

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    This article is understandable and easy to read. please read the Whole article ! kalkwasser
     
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    I have diy'd my own reactor to add kalk. It is a 110 mm pvc pipe with the kalk lying at the bottom. When my auto top up switches on it pumps the ro water into the bottom of this pipe mixing the kalk and the overflow goes into the sump releasing it at the skimmer intake. Is this the wrong way to do it?
     
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    Thanks, cool article will study it In depth as I abuse Kalk like there is no tomorrow. Let's see if vinigar does the trick.
     
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    according to the article it seems that mixing it with spirit vinegar is more efficient but it is not to say other methods are wrong. I don't have a reactor I just want the ratio of calcium to carbonates to be right. prior to reading this article I just mixed kalkwasser into my RO water but now I am going to dissolve it in spirit vinegar as per his ratios and then put it I'm my RO topup bucket. it does three things at once. calcium ,kh and carbon dosing at the same time. there is anothwr method called the slurry method.
     
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    I know guys have discusswd this at length before

    but this is the first article that gives the understanding I need.
     
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