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Old 09/25/2017, 03:15 PM   #17
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The pH doesn't drop due to the reaction, right?

The CO2 reduces the pH. But once the CO2 reacts with the OH- to make bicarbonate, the total Alk and pH are unchanged.

I think it's semantics but just to be clear.

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