Water Testing-how To Fix

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kayla20johnson

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So today I tested my water parameters and these are my readings:

pH (oddly high): 8.2

Ammonia: .50 ppm

Nitrite: 0 ppm

Nitrate: between 0 and 5.0 ppm

What is the best way to go about fixing this with my high pH levels?
 

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Personally, I don't worry too much about pH, but a good natural fix for pH would be to release some tannins into the water. Something like driftwood and catappa leaves would help.
 

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When you say oddly high, do you mean it is much higher than the water out of the tap? Or is it just that your tap water has a high ph?
 
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Mazeus said:
When you say oddly high, do you mean it is much higher than the water out of the tap? Or is it just that your tap water has a high ph?
The water in my tank seems high
 

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What is the Ph of your tap water?
 
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