Calcium Through the Roof!

Discussion in 'Water Chemistry' started by ryanwolf, Jul 20, 2008.

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  1. kyrie_eleison

    kyrie_eleison Astrea Snail

    Mar 23, 2007

    I wish my calcium level was that good. Sort of. I didn't know saltwater could hold that much calcium at saturation level EVEN if your carbonate hardness was alright. If you have a reef tank, I wouldn't sweat over it. Right now, I have to dose my tank almost everyday with a calcium, strontium supplements and a kH buffer in order for me to maintain a proper chemistry. I can barely get my calcium over 380 ppm and my kH drops a little almost everyday.

    I also blame I/O Reef Crystals for it too. I bought like four 5 gallon buckets and I tested the chemistry of their mix only to realize they were low. I'm NEVER buying Reef Crystals again. Surprisingly, I went back to Seachem Reef Salt and found it to be more stable.