Gold Buffer™ is a non–phosphate buffer that will maintain the ideal pH for goldfish while not enhancing algae growth. Depending on dosage, Gold Buffer™ raises pH and buffers between 7.2 and 7.8. It is gentle, safe, and enhances the freshwater environment. Contains sodium, potassium, magnesium, and other bicarbonate salts. For dechlorination use Gold Basics™. For further goldfish environment enhancement, use Gold Trace™ to restore the proper level of trace elements and feed NutriDiet® Goldfish Flakes for thriving, healthy goldfish.