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Discussion in 'SPS Corals' started by reef_guru, Jan 3, 2008.

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  1. reef_guru

    reef_guru Humpback Whale

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    i was just curious, for those with sps tanks using a Ca reactor and a CaOH2 reactor on aatoc do you use saturated or supersaturated CaOH2?

    my tank uses supersaturated CaOH2
     
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    Otty Giant Squid

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    I turn the ATO off for about 2 hours and mix for one then let it settle for the other before I turn it back on.

    So you just keep mixing all day long as it is entering the tank???
     
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    reef_guru Humpback Whale

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    yup its on a constant stir, if i dont the levels drop
    both reactors 24/7
     
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    Otty Giant Squid

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    Do you worry about any particles getting in the display tank??
     
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    reef_guru Humpback Whale

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    particles? i dont even know theres water in the tank.
     
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    Otty Giant Squid

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    I use Mrs Wages and have a lot of particles in the bottom of the reactor that I worry about getting back to the display tank. That is why I let it settle out for 1 hour before I turn the ATO back on.
     
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    reef_guru Humpback Whale

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    i either use two little fishies or seachem CaOH2
     
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    Otty Giant Squid

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    I go the cheap route....;D
     
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    reef_guru Humpback Whale

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    that might explain the particles
     
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    Otty Giant Squid

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    It is doing the job right now but as the tank grows in the next couple of years I may have to change the ingredents I am using.