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Offline bjaramillo80

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need help with chemicals
« on: February 12, 2011, 01:11:23 PM »
im having issues with what to put in my tank to keep my water good and keep my corals happy ,there is so many products out there i dont know what to use, i was wondering what do all you guys buy and put in your tank and what test kits should i buy and what to test for

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Re: need help with chemicals
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2011, 02:36:42 PM »
To get a starting point, what do you have in the tank, the size, and the equipment you got running.

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Re: need help with chemicals
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2011, 05:31:43 PM »
http://www.reefkeeping.com/issues/2004-05/rhf/index.php   

A article I love posting from RHF.

this should give you a good starting point.

first make sure you mix your salt to the salinity the manufacuturers have designed.
That way your chemicals balance out.   Salinity, temp., and PH are very importantant.

After you get salt mixed.  The three common things tested are calcium, alkalinity, and magnesium.   They all are very important.   But first read the above and set goals.  Hope to talk to you soon.  Meeting in Kennewick, really soon....
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