Due to the nitrification process that occurs in the biofilter of a healthy
aquaponics system, pH of the system tends to steadily decrease over time as
the nitrifying bacteria create acid. Regularly adding calcium carbonate
increases pH, and adds beneficial nutrients for plant uptake as well.
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