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Old 01-18-2006, 04:05 AM   #11
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what's the proper calcium level?
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Is it Reef Advantage Calcium or just Reef Calcium?


The Reef Advantage also includes magnesium and strontium to help balance out the ca. The Reef Calcium is strictly ca and your ca level could be off due to just adding that and not magnesium and strontium.

If you have only done it once you probably haven’t hurt anything assuming you followed the directions. If you have been adding for weeks your ca could be off the chart and you may need to do a couple of 20% pwc.

Most salt brands are low in ca and often need additional ca additives if you have corals that require ca. As everyone mentioned you should never add to your tank unless you know you need the additive through testing though.
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what's the proper calcium level?
Anywhere from 380-450 ppm, it can be hard to keep it "perfect" all the time.
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It's also very hard to get it down once it's high.
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yeah i only did it once. and it was the reef calcium
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What is a good CA level? 400ppm? What is too high and too low?
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