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Re: Second Cacautoides Free Swimming!!

yeah Bob is correct

(you really need a newbie like me telling you this dontcha bob   ;)

My test kit says multiply ppm by 0.056 to get dH so 70ppm is 3.92

Im pretty lucky my tap water measured at 50ppm or 2.8dH.  I dont understand why
Sydney people arent into dwarfs more :(


IDMiamiBob wrote:

> Vicky writes:
> << I have a hardness test unit, with the 3 bottles of chemicals, and the
> > solution turns blue at 70 PPM. Then you gotta multiply that value by some
> > other number to get the DGH. It worked out to about 40.2 out of the tap. >>
> >>
> The formula is to DIVIDE by 17.4.  70/17.4 =4.02.  Somewhere you are getting a
> decimal point off by one place.  DH of 4.0 is about right straight out of the
> tap for a number of Apistos and West Africans.  Others will need it somewhat
> softer.
> Bob Dixon
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