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Hi, is it okay to use bicarbonate of soda to raise the pH and Epsom salts (magnesium sulfate) or non-iodized table salt to harden the water, raising the GH.
 

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Hi, is it okay to use bicarbonate of soda to raise the pH and Epsom salts (magnesium sulfate) or non-iodized table salt to harden the water, raising the GH.
Yes to the use of sodium bicarbonate to raise KH and epsom salt to raise GH, but don't bother with the table salt. As importantly as pH, sodium bicarbonate raises KH, which stabilizes pH.
 
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