Alkaline buffer is a non-phosphate
buffer. This product is designed for the planted aquarium or for very hard water
where phosphate buffers may pose an algae or cloudiness problem. Alkaline Buffer
raised pH and buffers between 7.2 and 7.8. It is gentle, safe and enhances the
freshwater environment. It may be combine with Acid Buffer at fixed ratios to
obtain a target pH. Compatible with all other Seachem buffers. Contains sodium,
potassium, magnesium and other bicarbonate salts.
Use 7 grams (1 level tsp) for every 10 gallons daily until desired pH is
reached. If water is soft or not well buffered, use half dose. It may be added
directly to the aquarium at any time. It preferentially buffers at pH 7.8, but
can manage any pH between 7.2 and 8.5.