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PH and Alkalinity
#3248 07/16/04 03:46 PM
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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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Re: PH and Alkalinity
#3249 07/17/04 10:42 PM
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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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