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  1. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    I've gone through 2 buckets of the Red Sea Coral Pro salt and am now on the 3rd bucket. I did not notice this in the prior 2 buckets, but the third bucket has small grey particles sparsely distributed throughout the salt. The particles are larger than the rest of the salt mix and are easily...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    well i was going to start moving everything from my frag tank to my 125 tomarrow, but ... i have a seriously high calcium reading on more than one test kit. i have NOT dosed ANYTHING for over 3 months. i just moved into a house about 5-6 weeks ago, and everything was moved with the tank. sand...
  3. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    The overwhelming majority (everyone, that is) that voted picked July 14th at 2:00 for the meeting at Chris's house in Black River Falls. I will try to see if there is anyone from the ECRC that would like to come down to the meeting since it is only 45min from Eau Claire. This will be a great...
  4. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    For those who dose 2-part what brand do you use are do you make your own? thanks
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Since starting my new 70g a couple months ago, I've been having problems maintaining calcium and alk in my 70g reef, and suspected low Mg, so I tested, and sure enough it was way low (apx. 900-1000). I've only used Instant Ocean over the last several years, and after searching threads, have...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    My first bucket of salt is almost finished and I want to change from Oceanic to Seachem Reef Salt. Will there be any problems if I do that??
  7. NFMAS Members only
    Tropic Marin Pro Reef Salt, 200gal bucket.....$69.95...starts Tuesday Red Sea Coral Pro Salt, 175gal bucket..........$39.95...starts Tuesday
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I currently use NSW and was thinking of maybe switching to the artificial stuff. What brand mixes are you guys using? Also, do you have to supplement by adding calcium or raising alk?
  9. General Reef Discussion
    been using this product for a couple days, and i use red sea coral pro salt. just did my waterchange today and was checking params. im at 7dkh alk, and 460ppm calcium. which part is what? doesnt clearly say which one is calcium and which one is alk. id like to get my alk up a little i think...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    What kind of salt do you put in your tank? Is there a supieror brand or kind of salt and how do you dilute the salt before you put it in the tank? -Deuter:read:
  11. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    Without starting a debate about salt mix brands, I've been using IO since day one of my reef tank. I've noticed it before with batches but this time it seems to be getting worse. Using a 55 gallon plastic barrel used for nothing but make up water and cleaned between uses and using ro/di with...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    This is a touchy subject I know, but I just need some advice. I need to buy more salt mix. I currently use IO. Should I keep up with that, or switch to something else? Thanks, Frank
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Well its payday tomorow and that means fish store trip. Well after a scary week of ammonia spikes and the loss of a few things, i need to take a trip to lfs. I have been told that coralife salt isnt the greatest, so i need help on which is. I have the choice of instant ocean/reef crystals/red...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Everyone I started a thread about my star fish and it quickly turned into a thread about salt. I've been using Oceanic salt and have had a problem with my calcium(500 -550) and Alk being high. I've chatted with a cpl of other members who say they have had the same problem. I was going to...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    i need to get my magn up a fuz it is right around 1200 my calc is at 450, ph at 8.2 and sal at 1.025 i was wondering what the most effective way of adding magnesium is?
  16. TCMAS
    Just running low on my salt inventory, and wondering what brands people use and why. I know people seem to like Reef Crystals & Instant Ocean, but why? Originally I used some Red Sea salt that I picked up on clearance @ petco for $8 per 160 gallons. I used it to cycle the tank, etc before I...
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