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#3248 - 07/16/04 04:46 PM PH and Alkalinity
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Registered: 07/10/04
Posts: 22
Loc: Carriere, Mississippi
I have a 1/2 acre pond
Ph is 6.8 and total alkalinity is 40ppm
Average depth is around 12ft

How much lime should I add?
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#3249 - 07/17/04 11:42 PM Re: PH and Alkalinity
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Registered: 08/01/03
Posts: 15
Loc: East Kansas
You need to know what your waters hardness is.
Hardness is slightly different
You need at least 20 ppm
Here’s a link that tells the difference between alkalinity and hardness

http://aquanic.org/publicat/state/il-in/as-503.htm#Water\'s%20Physical%20Factors

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