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Old 04-29-2014, 10:55 PM   #1
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Red Sea parameter readings

here are my results
CA = 510 (more than 1ml of titrant was used. is this normal?)
Alk = 7.8
Mag = 1500

are these readings ok?
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Is this for Red Sea coral pro salt? If so the mg seems a little high and the alk seems a little low. Mine mixes at 12.3 dkh and ~1350 mg at 1.025
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Is this for Red Sea coral pro salt? If so the mg seems a little high and the alk seems a little low. Mine mixes at 12.3 dkh and ~1350 mg at 1.025
this is instant ocean reef crystals.
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Never mind then, don't use RC so not sure what it mixes at, should say on the bag/bucket though
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according to Dr Fosters and Smith, IO specs should be:
Ca = ~400
Mag = ~1300
Alk = 8-12

if that's the case, what's going on in my tank? bad salt? or bad test kit?(this is my first Red Sea Test Kit)
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My RC always mixed high for mag.
That calcium reading is weird though. Mine was around 425-450 and all was 7-8 whenever I mixed it.
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