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Old 03-19-2009, 08:23 PM
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Default PH vs Vinegar

Has anyone out there in fishland had experience with using white vinegar to lower PH. Did it have bad effects or good effects or long term effects? Any help you can give me would be great!
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Old 03-20-2009, 05:55 AM
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It has such a temporary effect that it isn't worth using....Driftwood, peat moss, and black water extracts wotk better.....What is causing the high ph would be the first thing to resolve before you use anything
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Old 03-21-2009, 12:48 PM
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At Christmas time, when I contacted my water company, they said that they had not done anything to change the water quality. Personally, I am not sure I believe them because it comes out of the tap with very high PH. My fish had survived for a while as my tank was cycling them boom! Unfortunately, I did not test my ph until after the die off so I don't know what it was prior to.
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Old 04-13-2009, 04:18 PM
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I am happy to say that my cloudy water has cleared up, my fish are happy and that the vinigar has not pickeled anyone.
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Old 04-13-2009, 07:21 PM
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I hope your luck holds out!
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