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Prevent Koi Disaster - Test and Balance Your Pond's Critical KH Levels

Prevent Koi Disaster - Test and Balance Your Pond's Critical KH Levels

This instructional video demonstrates the crucial importance of monitoring koi pond KH (carbonate hardness). KH must be kept between 5.5-10 degrees to avoid dangerous pH crashes.

Elite Koi experts Chris and Helen test the KH in a pond using the simple Columbo drop test kit. They find the KH is below the safe minimum level of 5.5 degrees. Low KH means the water lacks enough alkalinity to buffer against pH swings that endanger koi health and disrupt biological filtration.

To buffer the KH, Chris applies the innovative new KH+ Pro product from Koi SOS. After adding just 4 scoops of KH+ Pro, Helen retests the pond and the KH is restored to optimal levels. KH+ Pro effectively stabilises KH without clouding or harming the pond. Routinely checking and stabilising your pond's KH prevents catastrophic crashes in pH and filtration. This video teaches pond owners how to properly monitor and balance KH for healthy koi and water chemistry.

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