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Old 10-06-2011, 03:37 PM   #1
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Should I be dosing anything?

I do my water changes, check my readings at random intervals, my levels are always stable (amm, nitrite, nitrate)

I read somewhere today people dose with iodine? Should I be dosing anything?

My tank is super healthy, corals are sprouting new heads, the only fish I can't seem to keep are naso tangs; other than those all my other fish are super healthy.

I have no issues or worries right now just trying to stay ahead of the game and make sure I'm doing what I'm supposed to
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Old 10-06-2011, 04:01 PM   #2
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I would not dose anything unless I had no other choice. That is my personal opinion. At the very least, don't dose anything without testing for it first. If you have a reef tank, you may want to test for more than just the things you mentioned. Cal, Mag, Hardnes, etc. I don't test for Mag yet (putting off the expense until I get a few more corals going). I use the API Saltwater Master and the API Reefmaster kits. I found out too late they are better than nothing but not by a lot. LOL Ask around on this site before you buy any other test kits but deffinately "Test for it before you dose for it".
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"Test for it before you dose for it".
Thanks for the thought
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Old 10-07-2011, 10:30 AM   #4
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Yep, I agree not dosing anything unless you are testing for it and find a deficiency in something which shouldnt happen if you are doing your weekly water changes and dont' have a tank chock full of corals.
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