Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.

Kontext: Aquaristik Ecology

carbonate hardness

Measure of water hardnes by the amount of carbonate and bicarbonate anions present. Showed in degrees (1 degree KH = 17.9mg/l CaCO3). Related to buffering capabilites of water


Coad, Brian & D.E. McAllister. 2007. "Dictionary of Ichtyology". Brian W. Coad. Retrieved on June 21, 2014, from: (crc06223)

Abbreviation: KH