Originally Posted by fort384
You want to make sure you aren't adding anything you aren't testing for. I'd you have no coral in the tank you shouldn't need to supplement Fe
right off the bat. Your salt mix provides the necessary trace elements to start with.
+1 dosing is not needed in a reef tank unless you either are packed with corals or go 2+ weeks between water changes IMO
. Trace element supplements especially like iron and such are a gimmick if you ask me. The only things you may need to dose would be alkalinity calcium and magnesium but this is something that should be done with caution and only after researching about it.