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Old 05-19-2014, 09:16 PM   #1
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Reef parameters

So just tested my waters and
Cal-550
Alk-7.7
Mg-1,340
Sal-1.024
Wondering what you guys think? Too high? What you guys keeps yours at?
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Old 05-19-2014, 09:17 PM   #2
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Calcium is high but otherwise they seem fine. My reef is
Calcium-450
Alk-9.0 dKh
Mag-1450
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Old 05-19-2014, 09:31 PM   #3
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Thats pretty normal compared to mine almost perfect, whats your salanity? What salt you use?
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Old 05-19-2014, 09:32 PM   #4
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Reed parameters

1.026 and I use Red Sea coral pro. Your numbers are fine. My alk used to stay around 8 when I used reef crystals.
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I use oceanic i would like mine to be more like yours, my corals arent growing that fast either, you have pics of your tank?
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Yeah, ill post them. Um I've heard good things about corallife salt as well. What kinda corals do you have?
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Right now mostly softies and lps but i wanna go into sps i have a couple right now but not alot
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Test your premade sw to see what it is at. Then if that always tests like that maybe switch to a different salt mix
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I mean theres nothing else it could be coming from right?
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Most likely that's just how that salt mixes. It can vary from bath to batch too though
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