whats the best alk level for reefs???

Discussion in 'Water Chemistry' started by crustytheclown, Sep 20, 2009.

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  1. crustytheclown

    crustytheclown Eyelash Blennie

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    whats the best for a reef??? mine is reading at a dKH of 6
     
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  3. H&K

    H&K Flamingo Tongue

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    6-14 dkd but there isnt a best number i would say to see when ur tank looks the best and then u got your personal best number my 75gal looks better at 10-11 dkh then it does at 7 and my 20gal looks better at 6-7 hope this helps some.
     
  4. ReefSparky

    ReefSparky Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Ideal Saltwater Parameters. I first got this link handed down to me from missionsix about a year ago, I think. Great info here!
     
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  5. Daniel072

    Daniel072 Giant Squid

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    I shoot for 7. If you start rising any higher than that, i think corals start looking a bit more brown.
     
  6. mattheuw1

    mattheuw1 Montipora Capricornis

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    Thanks reefsparky for the article....thanks to mission for hooking you up....K+ for both!