Water hardness

Discussion in 'Water Chemistry' started by Scuba, Nov 17, 2003.

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  1. Scuba

    Scuba Fire Shrimp

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    [glow=blue 2, 300]How can I lower my water hardness, The LFS tested my waters KH and told me that it is at 24 (How hight is that)[/glow]
     
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    I will need to get some more test kits to find out were my calcium and Alkalinity are at.
     
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    Dave

    That is very high. divide 24 by 2.5 will = alk reading.

    That is 2.8 :D
     
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    [quote author=Boomer link=board=Water;num=1069123554;start=0#4 date=11/29/03 at 01:12:24]Dave

    That is very high. divide 24 by 2.5 will = alk reading.

    That is 2.8 :D[/quote]

    Woo Hoooo someone actually read my post and called me on it.

    Boomer is correct. ALK x 2.8 = DKH. I had a brain Fart there.

    So the Alk in question would be 8.57 --- Now thats High.
     
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    Can I lower the ALK with something, or do I need to do I need to change my water supply, I used local water that had been filtered. I think I will need to get a RO/DI unit.
     
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