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    pH - noun > The power of Hydrogen, which is a measure of the acidity or alkalinity of a solution, numerically equal to 7 for neutral solutions, increasing with increasing alkalinity and decreasing with increasing acidity.

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    pH For Dummies
    The pH (power of Hydrogen) level in a saltwater aquarium is a constant concern to most aquarists. Whereas the occupants in a FO (Fish Only) tank can tolerate a fairly wide range of pH levels for periods of time with no major harm, the occupants of a reef tank rely heavily on a constant pH level in the right range to just survive, let alone thrive.

    Testing Your Aquarium Water
    Taking the time to test your saltwater aquarium water whether it is a fish-only or reef tank system is a very important part of maintenance, as it gives you an analysis of the condition or quality of the environment your marine inhabitants are living in.

    More pH & Alkalinity Resources
    Information about the relationship between pH and alkalinity and how to measure and control or keep these chemical elements at steady levels.


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