if calcium correct. kh correct but ph low?

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    Hi guys my calcium was correct in fact 460 kh 12! But ph 7
    .5! What do you do to correct ph?. I did something other than waterchange. but what other options are there?
     
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    Thanks i will read it when i get home!
     
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    hi mandrin man ..i have a little refuguim at back of my tank
    i keep the lights on in main tank and refuguim on reverse
    it keeps my ph constant at 8.2 .....
    .ps u got the boyu 550 so if u got a lite at the back make A little
    refuguim there u be shocked .
    i did the same me my 37 l its still running....as we speak i

    i am doin the same for my new 120 l tank
    try it it works let me know
     
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    are you running a calcium reactor by any chance?
     
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    I like the sound of that. i would just need a second timer. My fans were connected to light timer but i have put them on 24/24. I have also turned return pipe sideways so that surface movement is greater. will test again later today.
     
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    I like the sound of that. i would just need a second timer. My fans were connected to light timer but i have put them on 24/24. I have also turned return pipe sideways so that surface movement is greater. will test again later today.
     
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    Nope
     

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