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Aquarium ph and alkalinity

Postby hotpockets626 » Wed Jan 20, 2021 3:34 pm

I just had my aquarium water tested. I have a pH of 8.4 but alkalinity at 0. Is this possible? Please explain.

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Re: Aquarium ph and alkalinity

Postby Vermicompost2761 » Wed Jan 20, 2021 6:55 pm

Hey hotpockets626,

I’m no expert with pH, but the pH scale includes alkalinity and acidity. This link might help.

I don’t think that it’s possible to have an alkalinity of zero, because that would be acidic. You should probably just read the pH reading.


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