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Old 01-17-2014, 07:11 PM   #1
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Hey was wondering if my Alk was too low ? It's at 8dkh. If it is how high should it be and how would I bring it up ? I have a couple of LPS frags and one green BTA. 29 gallon tank.
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Old 01-17-2014, 07:38 PM   #2
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Nope 8 is fine. Mine is around 8 and all my lps and sps grow great.
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Old 01-17-2014, 08:49 PM   #3
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I agree, that should be fine. I tend to run it a bit higher in my reef, but if you intend to do that it requires some additional equipment and monitoring because it has to be dosed consistently. If you are maintaining eight, I wouldn't mess with it.
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Old 01-17-2014, 08:56 PM   #4
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Ok cool

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Let me know if I should make any changes or if I should test anything else

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Looks fine. For most reef tanks, a PO4 test can be beneficial, though it isn't necessarily a requirement.
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