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  1. Marine Depot
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  2. The THINK Tank
    So I was thinking it would be nice to have a list of alternative additives, what it does, and what we can use it for as a reference. I would like to start things off with a nice article I found by Randy Holmes - Homemade Two-Part Calcium And Alkalinity Additive System...
  3. Marine Depot
    Category Wide Sales Event: 15% off All Supplements! Enter coupon code SUPPLEMENTS during checkout before midnight tonight (7/24) to save 15% on aquarium additives and supplements Save 15% on Aiptasia & Pest Control, Alkalinity, All-In-One, Calcium, Coral Dips & Cleaners, Garlic, Iodine &...
  4. Marine Depot
    Category Wide Sales Event: 15% off All Supplements! Enter coupon code SUPPLEMENTS during checkout before midnight tomorrow (7/24) to save 15% on aquarium additives and supplements Save 15% on Aiptasia & Pest Control, Alkalinity, All-In-One, Calcium, Coral Dips & Cleaners, Garlic, Iodine &...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Looking for some info on brightening up corals. Have mixed reef under Ai sol blues for past year. Getting go growth but colors seem dull. Any additives or tank adjustments that would affect coral colors? I perform weekly 10% water changes
  6. Nano Reefs
    Hey all, Quick question from peeps in the know. I have a 12 gal mixed nano reef, est for a year, all going well. No major swings, all stable. My question is, currently I perform 50% water changes per week, and I'm also dosing kalk +2 through my ATO. With my weekly water changes, I'm also...
  7. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    LARK, What is your favorite site to order aquarium supplies, (valves, tubing, additives, food, etc.)?
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Anyone using the prodibio biokit? It comes with the following. BiodigestBiodigest Bioptim Reef booster Iodi plus Stronti plus If im reading the descriptions right I will no longer need to use my Kent purple tech/other supplements by switching prodibio. Am I right? Seems like I can dose my 29...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I saw this today and thought it was especially helpful to newbies. I liked it myself and hopefully its accurate http://www.reefkeeping.com/issues/2009-04/newbie/index.php
  10. General Reef Discussion
    So I have a 10gal that suffered from a total eradication of my fish:( i have a few coral, an emerald crab, blue knuckle hermit crap and bumblebee snails. It seems like most of my coral could be happier and i want to prepare my tank to put a new fish, what procedures should i take and what are...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Im curious if everone uses additives and what people add to their tanks. I have seen tons of people not add anything, just do water changes and their tanks look great, coral growing like weeds etc. I do add a few things but I am thinking of giving it up and just adding c-balance and lugols.
  12. Tank Specs
    I have a 125G Reef Tank, with a 55 gal Sump and refugium. It has 3 different types of lights: Metal Halide in the center, LED fixture on one side, 4 T5's on the the other. Tank has been up for about 6 months now. Livestock: Fish One Spot FoxFace Hippo Tang Yellow Tang False Perula Clown Purple...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 125G Reef Tank, with a 55 gal Sump and refugium. It has 3 different types of lights: Metal Halide in the center, LED fixture on one side, 4 T5's on the the other. Tank has been up for about 6 months now. Livestock: Fish One Spot FoxFace Hippo Tang False Perula Clown Purple Queen...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, I have been at the marine aquarium thing now for 12 years now. Here's my current setup. 75 Gallon Bowfront, Current Chiller, Aqueon Refugium, 2x250 Metal hallide lighting. I am alway looking for suggestions on how to improve my coral growth. I had a nice flourishing tank for 10 years...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Do any of you use "purple-up" and what's your opinion of it? Does it adequately keep up your calcium and alkalinity?
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone. I am wondering about mixing additives from different companies. For example, if I am using Oceans Blend two part but need to buffer Alk or Ca or Mg, is it ok to use Kent, or Brightwell or ESV etc...? Does it really matter if you mix different companies products? Thanks for your...
  17. Skimmers & other filtration
    I have a 30 gallon reef tank with hairy mushrooms, xenia, flowerpot coral, and mushroom polyps. it's stocked with a 6 line wrasse, flame angel and two clown fish. I have about 100lbs of live rock and about 60lbs of live sand. However, I've been using purple up and ESV 2 part calcium buffer and...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    I am currently on the way to starting up a reef tank. i was wondering what are the most needed additives. i have calcium, kalk +2 (i will be using a dosing pump after i figure out the evaporation). essential elements, strontium, magnesium, iodine, iodide, pH buffer and reef builder powder...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    I was wondering if i should be using any trace element additives for my corals, i want to encourage the growth and color and was thinking of what additive to use? any input would be great. Btw i am using reef crystals already so my calcium and alk are good. Just wondering about some trace...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Can anyone out threre give me there thoughts about using Mycosidol for red slime I have a 660l reef with mostly softies, The red stuff has just started to arrive after over two years of the tank being set up?:mad:
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