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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I just bought a Salifert Magnesium and Seachem Iodide test kit, I've never tested for either of these in the past so I'm looking for a feedback based on the test results. First I tested Magnesium and it appears to be at 1500+ ppm based on the test kit, because I used all of the reagents as the...
  2. The THINK Tank
    Okay, this may not be that "tough" a question...but I'm having a challenge taking the results of my Red Sea Foundation Pro test results and calculation the PPM. In their Magnesium test instructions they have a graphic that shows the starting point and the desired end point of their solution C...
  3. Nano Reefs
    Hi everyone :wavey: I'm setting up a 12g nano reef tank and I had a question (big surprise huh :)) anywhooo,, my question is about cycling the tank, is there a guide out there that could tell me the rules of this procedure? I want to do everything very slowly and take my time with this...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    k so at MAX i got 3 free 8oz samples i got MG CA and ALK details pleez: how to use, when to use, what it does??
  5. General Reef Discussion
    How do I raise my mag levels? What is a good product? Maybe a homemade recipe? Trying to kill off a little stubborn algae.
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I've gone with Kent's Tech CB. It says on the label "Now Stronger 56,000 ppm on part A, and Now Stronger 7840 dKH on part B. The instructions state to use no more than 1/2 ml per gallon per 12 hours. As instructed I dose just that, when I leave for work at 6 am, and before dinner at 6pm...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I have had my 90gal tank up and going with cured rock for five weeks. I have have a few things growing and I'm not sure if there good or bad. If there bad I would like to know how to get rid of them. The tree like plants in the last pic are starting to grow everywhere. Thanks
  8. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    Ok, looking for where you guys get the stuff locally, I know your suppose to be able to get the mag flakes or the dow flakes at Kwik Trip, just curious where you get yours and also which recipe you follow? I got a copy from DaveF and also found the one online. 1) Can you post the recipe you...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    hi there guys i am kind of new to reefing and i am starting to turn my tank into a all reef setup...i have a 55 gallon and the only chemicals that i add are turbo calcium and phytoplankton... i just wanted to know what kind of chemicals you guys add to your tank and what are the perfect numbers...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    so i want to test my magnesium test kit. My tank magnesium with my salifert test kit is reading 750. what I was thinking was to take 1 cup of tank water (.0625 gallons). and using this calculator: http://reef.diesyst.com/ to get between 1250- 1350, I need 1/4 tsp of seachem adv magnesium...
  11. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    So I had a few SPS frags about 6 months ago... acropora/montipora frags. They all got RTN after a month or so... except for one montipora cap..which is still growing ( slowly but surely ). Not really sure what caused it at this point... but was thinking of trying a couple more frags and see...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I am using a Seachem Magnesium and Alkalinity test kit, My Question is which do I really need to test for, Total, Borate, or Carbonate???? My test as of right now are: Calcium 400, Total Alk. 2 meg/l, and Magnesium 1400. Does this sound about right? from what I am reading I think I should...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Do any of you guys use "coral-Vital" or "black powder" or any of those things for your coral?? Do they really work??
  14. TCMAS
    Does anyone have a Magnesium test kit to help me out?? I am constantly getting a mag reading of 2245ppm with my test, my reagants are dated 7/2008 so i dont think its my reagants. Does anyone have a kit i can compare mine too??
  15. Eau Claire Reef Club (ECRC)
    Does anyone locally have a Magnesium test kit?? I have been continueing getting a read of 2445ppm with my magnesium test. I dont know if the reagents are bad or what, they say 7/2008 on them. I would to have someone verify it for me with there magnesium test. Please let me know. and we can...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    OK.... when I started my tank back in 03 I had a colt coral in there for over a year as well as a ton of polyps. All flurished! then all of a sudden everything started to die. water parameters are fine. I thought it was my tank inhabitants picking at them.... I was wrong. I then thought...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Looking for opinions on peoples favorite/most accurate test kits.. until 3 months ago I was fowlr only and did the basics only.. ie. nitrates,nitrites,calcium,ammonia,ph.... Im looking to do a more complete job now that im trying my hand at a reef..
  18. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    "Hello Everyone, NFMAS will be putting together an impromptu meeting during the lag time before our next scheduled meeting in Jan. 07. The Place, Date & Time of this meeting is to be announced. This meeting will be a workshop to openly discuss and to participate in, all aspects of water...
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