Adding Kalk

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  1. mandrin

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    hi guys trying to increase my ph
    first time i am using kalk i put a tea spoon in a little bottle
    stir it water cloudy shold i wait for water to get clear before adding to my tank or shud i not
    thanks
     
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    5ml of kalk per 5 litres of RO water. Shake, allow to stand until clear. Do not add sediment at the bottom.
    This should be added at intervals during the day, but bolus method in the evening a few hours after lights out will be ok, or in the morning before lights on.
     
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    and add via your RO topup
     
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    k so the water got to b crystal clear before,adding guys ?
     
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    yes you can use the clear water, then reuse the kalk at the bottom
    but dont raise your KH more than 1 per day
     
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    k thanks,bud i actually wana,rajse my ph its,at 8 now so i am using kalk
    hope i am doin the correct thing bud !
     
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