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  1. The THINK Tank
    Edit: Hydroxynaphthol blue is appropriate with a Calcium test NOT Eriochrome Black T. Hi all, This may be helpful to some here. Recently my Salifert test kit gave me incorrect readings consistently, possibly due to evaporation concentrating one or more reagents. Hence I (partially) made my...
  2. Instruction manuals
    Aquarium Pharmaceuticals KH/Carbonate and Calcium Test Kits KH/Carbonate Test Kit What is Carbonate Hardness? Carbonate hardness (also known as alkalinity) is the measure of carbonate and bicarbonate ion concentrations dissolved in water. These minerals are present in municipal, well, and...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    OK, I'm at a loss here. Two days ago I filled my tank with 22 of 27gal of RO water (TDS = 2) and mixed the salt per the bags specs to get in the neighborhood of 1.021-23. I immediately noticed the change in clarity, but figured it needed to mix. I let it aerate overnight @ ~1000gph...no...
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    FOR SALE - COMPLETE 125 GALLON REEF SETUP - $2250 PICKUP ONLY - Stewartstown, PA17363 Familiar story, I'm downsizing to a smaller freshwater tank due to $$$$. So I'm selling my 125 gallon reef tank 'as-is', pickup only. I've got no desire to sell individual components, so it's a package deal...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Well since I finally got my first coral I decided that I would finally get my Calcium levels good. I will admit its been a long time since ive checked it. I knew my calcium was low so like a dummy I just added calcium and one hour later i checked the results Ca= 300 Woww so i checked my dKH at...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hello! So I'm still a newbie - and I get all of my water from my LFS... he has tested my water for me constantly, but I've come to realize that I need to get and learn how to use my own testing kits... I know - I should have done it long ago - but my LFS told me I didn't need to - that I should...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Is there anyone out here that uses this test kit? The instructions are very vague. When i am tritating and counting the drops it says to count the drops until test vial turns blue. Ok, i can get it to turn from pink to a purple-blue but not a clear blue. Are they referring to a clear blue? or...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    is this evidence of Montipora Eating Nudibranchs ??? sorry this is the best picture i can get, i just found out what this spot could be, been there since i got it.. could this be the reason its bleaching ?
  9. General Reef Discussion
    How do you get Coraline Algae to cover everything? I had a 20 gallon set up for 4 months and didn't get any Coraline at all. I have heard about people getting Coraline everywhere in 3 months. I now have a 55 set up now and would like to see some Coraline Algae over everything. Would it help if I...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    History: I was originally doing a FOWLR so I was using Instant Ocean Salt. Well a friend took me to a Frag swap and I picked up come corals. Since I’m now heading to a reef I switched to Reef Crystals. I picked up a Salfert Ca Test kit and my Calcium was 210 (Very Low), so I start mixing...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    i bought the API calcium test kit on ebay and i didnt get instructions or a chart for it...the only thing i know is to fill the saltwater up to the line, add 10 drops of liquid 1, shake for 10 seconds, then add liquid number 2 a certain amount of times stated on the instructions...which i do not...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Anyone have a successful thriving reef tank with with LPS/softies using only a 2 part (B-Ionic) for Alk/CA? long term? no kalk? Thriving SPS tank?
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Ok, so I bought some used salifert test kits from a guy, and it came with Mg, pH, Ca, kH, Nitrite. anyhow, The Magnesium test doesn't have the scoop for the powder. My question is, is it the same size scoop as in the calcium test kit? If so, man my magnesium is low.
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I am new to reef keeping and was wondering what additives I should add to my tank and brand. I currently add seachems, calcium and iodine. Should I be using something else or is this sufficient. I have seen Ken Marines Parts A and B is that worth adding. Thanks
  15. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    Well lets see how this goes !LOL I just got my new SeaChem kit for Alk & magn. and compared them with Salifert and they were with in .1 meg of each other. My Salifert kits I have are about 10months old and I wish I had one to compare with that is only about 4-6 months so if anyone has one in...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Can anyone help me identify this coral? I purchased it from my LFS, but all they had on it was "Small Soft Coral". Any help appreciated!
  17. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    Is the meeting still on for Niks house this month? And what is needed ? I plan on going if I can get directions HINT.LOL
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