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Interpet Aquarium pH Adjuster Alkaline by Interpet
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Use with caution, 28 Mar 2013
This product is now called pH down which is a more intuitive name than alkaline.

It comes as a bag of white crystals which you can measure with included spoon. Dissolve a quantity according to instruction into water for a certain pH change. Sounds simple enough?

Unfortunately it doesn't really work on my hard water. My tap water has a KH of around 10 degrees which provides significant buffering capability. Adding the first dose of the product did reduce the pH a bit, but left alone for a few days, the pH had rebounded back to the original value. I'm no chemist, but my understanding is that to lower pH permanently, I would need to lower my KH. Adding acid would do that,… Read more
Motorola DEFY Mini Sim Free Smartphone - Black Sla&hellip by Motorola
36 of 37 people found the following review helpful
The build quality is pretty solid. The back clips onto the front very tightly, and is very difficult to separate once you have put it together. This should help in its claims of water and dust resistance. The front is gorilla glass and has survived unscathed after some weeks of use now. It does pick up fingerprints like any touch surface, but as a minor negative, it does seem a little harder to completely clean than an iDevice or even a BB Playbook. Perhaps they use a difference coating, as with those a wipe with any cloth like whatever clothes you're wearing cleans most of it off, yet on the Defy Mini it smears a bit more.

Around the edges of the phone are the usual power,… Read more
Blackspur BB-UK100 4-Way Utility Key by Blackspur
I got this to open/close my electricity meter cupboard, and there it just works. I was a little concerned when I saw it it might not reach into the recess, and they have made the length close to the workable minimum. But it did reach and there was no problem.

The other three ends might come in handy somewhere else another day.

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