Alk Cal Mag Rec Chart Per Aquarium Type

Discussion in 'Water Chemistry' started by Matt Rogers, Oct 21, 2010.

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  1. mcfarrow

    mcfarrow Skunk Shrimp

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    I don't really get that part. Do they need higher levels to "heal" from fragging? hrm
     
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  3. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    The lower levels have to do with keeping them from growing as fast.
     
  4. grinder37

    grinder37 Whip-Lash Squid

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    Just printed a copy and taped it to the inside door of my "supplies" cabinet for easy reference.Thanks Matt.
     
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  5. mcfarrow

    mcfarrow Skunk Shrimp

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    Who doesn't want their coral to go fast? Thats crazy talk. Crazy I say.
     
  6. grinder37

    grinder37 Whip-Lash Squid

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    For the lucky few that have thier tanks filled to the rim with no space for much more growth.In my case,it's highly unlikely that would happen ;D
     
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    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    LOL I agree

    Give it time and stop rearranging the tank all the time.;D
     
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  9. grinder37

    grinder37 Whip-Lash Squid

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    Ya got me!! :lol:
     
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  10. Kevin_E

    Kevin_E Giant Squid

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    With a mixed reef, should I bring my alk up from 10.1 to between 12.3-12.7? Will it hurt soft corals?
     
  11. ingtar_shinowa

    ingtar_shinowa Giant Squid

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    I think 10 is plenty high
     
  12. Kevin_E

    Kevin_E Giant Squid

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    Thanks. What about my calc at 410 and my mag at 1320?