Info: Alkaline Regulator Dosing Instructions

Use 1 level teaspoon (7 g) for every 40–80 L (10–20 US gallons) daily until intended pH is reached. Thereafter, use once a month or with water changes as required to maintain pH. To lower pH, use Neutral Regulator®. To target a particular pH use in combination with Neutral Regulator® following the chart. This chart assumes the use of unbuffered water (RO or DI). If water is already buffered use the chart as a starting guide. Use Prime® to dechlorinate tap water before doing a water change.

To target a particular pH use in combination with Neutral Regulator™ following the ratio chart below


Contains phosphate buffers and conditioning agents. Safe for all freshwater fish acclimated to alkaline pH.


For extra help dosing this and other Seachem products we recommend to get the FREE Dose2 App:

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Alkaline Regulator Dosing Table

Water Volume 1 qt / 1 L 1 gal / 4 L 10 gal / 40 L 50 gal / 200 L

Dose (g)

min: 0.09 g

max: 0.18 g

min: 0.35 g

max: 0.7 g

min: 3.5 g

max: 7 g

min: 17.5 g

max: 35 g

Dose (tsp)

min:1/80 tsp

max: 1/40 tsp

min: 1/20 tsp

max: 1/10 tsp

min: 1/2 tsp

max: 1 tsp

min: 2 1/2 tsp

max: 5 tsp

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