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Old 12-17-2013, 11:35 PM   #1
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Help with all this bottles

hey guys just bought a live rock
and a rock with some corals on it.
and i been told to buy all this bottles
my question is how do i use it properly
the directions dont really help on the bottle

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Old 12-18-2013, 12:19 AM   #2
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I am sorry to say you don't need any of those bottles, can you test for all those things? If you do, what are your readings? I always believed that only super heavy stocked reefs need supplements - just keeping up your weekly water changes will replenish all the nutrients you need. What kind is you new coral? What other corals do you keep?
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I agree with Bectan01. Everything you need is in your salt mix.
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Old 12-18-2013, 12:31 AM   #4
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+2 agree with both..... unless you have some sort of cheapo salt mix that has no nutritional value except salt in it.
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Old 12-18-2013, 12:53 AM   #5
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I am sorry to say you don't need any of those bottles, can you test for all those things? If you do, what are your readings? I always believed that only super heavy stocked reefs need supplements - just keeping up your weekly water changes will replenish all the nutrients you need. What kind is you new coral? What other corals do you keep?
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+2 agree with both..... unless you have some sort of cheapo salt mix that has no nutritional value except salt in it.
The salt I'm using is instant ocean reef crystal salt
Good salt?
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Old 12-18-2013, 12:55 AM   #6
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that sort of salt should be fine... majority of people use it and has good nutritional value.

have you setup the tank yet?
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Old 12-18-2013, 01:22 AM   #8
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lol ummm was there supposed to be a picture? lol

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Old 12-18-2013, 01:23 AM   #9
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ok nice!!! do you have a test kit? can you test for cal, mag and alk to see if the parameters are fine?
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Old 12-18-2013, 01:26 AM   #10
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ok nice!!! do you have a test kit? can you test for cal, mag and alk to see if the parameters are fine?
i forgot to buy the test kit stupid me.
can you direct me which test kit to buy?
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