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Old 06-13-2006, 05:08 PM   #1
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Dosing Recomendations

Alright, I need a dosing pump, one that is quiet and obviously the cheaper the better

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Why are you dosing and what?
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Im dosing CA for my reef
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I don't doase anything. I don't have any experience with reefs, but I have read a lot on this forum and folks say regular PWC should keep your levels up, but I could be wrong.
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That would normally work, but i use Instant Ocean only and it only bumps my levels up to 160, i need 400-450...and I very comfortable for the 9 years Ive been in the saltwater hobby.
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Ok, sorry, lol! Don't they have IO "reef salt".....Anyway, I'll let the more experienced jump in adn help....
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I dont dose and rely on PWC with oceanic and calcium stays at 400-450. I also have had my reef 9 yrs. If you are doing PWC every week and calcium is only 160 you`ve got some bum salt. I ussually dont reccomend it but you need to change if that`s all your getting out of your salt mix.
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I've been using Oceanic also and do supplement. My Ca is at like 465. Try switching over to see if it helps you at all. Mine was really low also when I was using IO. It was around 300. The Oceanic really made a difference.
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hmm, I'll order some of that oceanic stuff you guys talk to highly about...
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i have been using IO for a while and my calcum is through the roof at 520
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