Originally Posted by minkin
And I will need to buy some more tests kits, am I right in saying that in addition to:
PH, salinity, ammonia, nitrite, nitrate, phosphate.
I will need to get calcium and alkalinity?
I test for phosphates and don't worry about ammonia.
Nitrate and I don't worry about nitrite. (although I test both)
Ph and salinity are major ones.
Calcium and alkalinity are necessary if you're going to maintain a reef. Otherwise water changes with a good salt mix and RO
water will keep your parameters in check.