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Old 12-01-2003, 04:48 PM   #1
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is kalk needed?

is kalk needed?

i have got a 100 gal reef tank with a few softies and some hard corals, i am at the moment adding the kent liquid calcium at 30 ml a week. but i am sure that this will go up as soon as the corals start to grow and the calcarious algae starts.

so i was wondering what you guys thought the best way to add calcium to the tank was, eg, the kent additive, kalk or a ca reactor?

with the kalk is the only benefit of it the ca or are there others?
and whats the best way to add it?

thanx andrew
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kalk will also buffer your ph and alkinity.

All of the methods you described have their benifits. If your able to maintain calcium levels with the liquid additive then i dont see any reason to change.

I use kalk but thats becuase I dont use any other calcium buffer.
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but do you think there will be an increase in calcium demand soon?

and how do you add the kalk just mixed up in a bottle or do you have a reactor?
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