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To all the Boffins out there I need serious Help!!!!

Equipment:

1x1000 lt IBC F/T

1x250 lt Clarifier

1 x250 Bio Filter

1x500 lt Sump

6 raft  beds total 1800lt 

1 x Pump 6000 LTH

1x Air blower total 22  Air Stones

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Water

KH  432 mg/L (4 x over the the accepted amount being 61 to 120 mg/L) or ppm75 to 150

NH3/4       0

N2            0

N3            5

Water temp at night 10 deg .Daytime 20 deg

Heres my problem

My PH being constant at 7 suddenly droped to 4.1 (I'm using 2 types of PH testers)

2 hours later went up to 5.6.

No chemicals were added what so ever to the water .

Presently I'm in a fish less cycle& my raft beds are stocked with plants.

I cannot find answers   so please help.

Many thanks.

PS.for those who are having hassles with bio-filter  or BIO BALLS Heres my Invention 

you can use SHADE CLOTH  with an airstone works like a dream .the more cloth the better.

 

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PS.for those who are having hassles with bio-filter  or BIO BALLS Heres my Invention

you can use SHADE CLOTH  with an airstone works like a dream .the more cloth the better.

Hi, do you have any pictures of that BIO balls filter you are talking about? Thanks

 

Hi Collin, how about put some corals ranch in your water system.

Heard some friend said it may neutralized and help maintain the PH.

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