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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys, Im curious to see how many of you dose Iodine in your reef tanks to help soft corals, and if you do, do you see any improvements? Liveaquaria says to dose it and Im not entirely convinced it is needed for the longterm health of soft corals.
  2. General Reef Discussion
    chemicals used mrs wages pickling lime(kalk) kents iodide instant ocean reef salt in rodi water distilled white vinegar after reading this http://www.reefscapes.net/articles/breefcase/kalkwasser.html i decided to switch from kalk to kalk plus vinegar i've had good look in the past by adding...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I just bought a Red Sea Iodine test kit and some iodine. I have never added liquid iodine to my tank before, I just replenish it with weekly water changes. I just tested my iodine and it says its at 0.09 ppm. Why would it be so high? I have not added any iodine! I made a 30% water change 5 days...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    There is something growing on my green star polyps. I would like to pull them out and dip them in an iodine treatment. Should I go with lugol's? If so does anyone have experience with it to give me some instructions? Also brands..Kent..J.Crow.. I don't know what to use.
  5. Palmetto Marine Aquarium Club
    I have a number of zoo rocks in my tank of various colors and a few little hitchhiker patches of pulsing xenia here and there. For a while the xenia was spreading/thriving and so were the zoos. Nowadays they aren't spreading anymore and they aren't as big and full as they once were. I have a...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I was reading that Iodine supplements are a good idea for Peppermint Shrimp. I have a bottle of KENT marine Iodide that I purchased at a sale along with several supplements that I have not used yet. I was wondering if this bottle of IodiDe is the same thing as IodiNE? If so, how much and...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I've read that Iodine is as toxic as chlorine and should never be used in a reef system, yet a majority of the supplements available are Iodine and not Iodide. What are your thoughts regarding these two supplements? Is one better/safer than the other?
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I was curious about some of the more experienced members views on dosing and using a filter media in your tanks. I ask because with my nano all I have ever done is added some calcium with water changes. It was at about 370 and dropping slowly every week so I started adding small doses when I do...
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