MICROBE-LIFT pH BUFFER/STABILIZER and KH Alkalinity Supplement Sets Saltwater at a pH of 8.2
1. Test your pH to determine need for adjustment because fish waste products continually tend to acidify tank water. If pH-adjustment upward is indicated then.
2. Pre-dissolve the measured pH buffer to use for your gallonage in 1-2 cups (250-500 mL) of freshwater (either bottled or dechlorinated tap water). This solution may be hazy. Add it to your tank water by flowing it over the surface area. Any resulting cloudiness should disappear quickly.
3. This blend of buffering salts is purposely gentle, so that raising the pH to a target within 8.0-8.3 should be accomplished in 1 or more consecutive applications, 48 hours apart, without overshooting safe limits. The number of applications depends on the starting pH, the gap to reach your target, and existing alkalinity (the equilibrium between bicarbonate, carbonate and hydroxide ions). Since it an take 48 hours +/- for buffering adjustments to stabilize, retest pH after 8 hours, before making another application.
Keep out of the reach of children
Follow directions carefully
Avoid inhaling powder-dust
This product is intended for use with all ornamental and aquarium fish but may not be used with fish intended for human consumption.