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  1. The THINK Tank
    I read this helps with lots of things, P.H stable, Coralline Growth, ect, Is it ok to add to new tanks, mature tanks, cycling tanks, FOWLR tanks? Do you use this in your tanks? I try to stay away from chemicals , right now the only thing i use is a P.H buffer after each WC. What are the real...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I want to start supplementing kalkwasser in my 75g tank, and I need a little help. I currently have a 15g trash can with pump filling my sump 4X (set on a timer - 5min) a day. I have a float valve that controls water level in sump. Can I add the recommended dose of Kalkwasser to the 15g (1/8 to...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Now this is a subject that I know less about than most others. :doh: So hopefully I can learn a lot. We all know that corals build their skeletons out of various minerals. The three that we hear the most about are Calcium, magnesium, and carbonate. I have even heard these refferred to as the...
  4. DIY Forum
    Hi guys, i'm looking to setup an ATO with a Kalk stirrer attached but not sure how it all works. Anyone got any pics of a setup or suggestions to help me get my head round it? Thanks in advance.
  5. General Reef Discussion
    What do YOU use in YOUR tank? Im looking at my options right now and I found a great deal on a calcium reactor from a guy in my local reef club. Im dosing two part now......and im getting tired of doing it EVERY morning. I would like to have something I can go on vacation with and not worry...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    i've got a 75g reef. no sump. everything is hob, skimmer, etc. i have a ro/di system. i do a 10g water change every saturday with regular-old Instant Ocean with ro/di water. every weds i need to replenish 3g of evaporated water. i have 3 old plastic milkjugs i use to replenish the 3g on weds...
  7. Nano Reefs
    I have a 12 gallon nanocube I set up recently. I have removed the lid and added a 70w Sunpod. The open top and light created some evaporation so I am thinking about using a Kent Aquadose 2.5 gallon to replace lost water. I will be doing water changes of 10 to 20% once per week. I have been...
  8. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    I was thinking about adding a kalkwasser stirer or a calcium reactor. And I was thinking if I bought a kalkwasser stirrer....I could use it as top off and kill two birds with one stone. I have seen tanks that used kalkwasser and the corraline algae is completly out of control. Deep thick purple...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    No, there hasn't been a terrible malfunction of my ATO or anything like that. I've just noticed that since I started dosing my latest batch of ATO water w/ kalk my tank has become a bit cloudy. The PH is still fine: approx 8.1-8.2. Should I be worried? I really don't think I've raised ca enough...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I believe I am going to top off the new Solana with Kalk instead of relying on water changes to keep my Ca and dKH in line. I have never used Kalk before and am not entirely sure where to start. I have a good top off system which uses a dosing pump. I have been looking at a Kalk reactor, but I...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Since i ordered some brain corals i thought it would be a good idea to get some cal/alk/mag tests just to make sure everything was where it should be.... well between my bank being dippy about releasing funds (they keep holding my payments as if my bank card got stolen, but they don't tell...
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