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Adjusting pH Of Medium

From: Brian Krisko
Date: 22 Apr 1999
Time: 22:23:01
Remote Name: 208.11.43.7

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The orchids that I raise are tested at being at a PH of 6.8. My understanding is that they require a PH in the range of 5.8-6.0. If this is correct how can I lower the PH to 5.8-6.0?? Is there a chemical method or a natural method of doing this (such as adding another material to the medium)? My medium at present is coconut husks/fibers and charcoal(from natural wood). Any assistance would be appreciated.

Rgds., Brian Krisko kbrian@k-net.co.th

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