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What are good ways to keep Calcium levels up other them a Ca reactor?
 

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top off with a heavy mix of pickling lime and water. 1 tablespoon per gallon ought to do it.

The other way is to simply do frequent small water changes with a quality salt that already has the appropriate CA levels. Kent, Reef Crystals, etc.
 

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what do you mean by pickling lime?
 

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Mrs. Wages pickling lime is essentially generic kalkwasser. You'll find it in the canning section of some walmarts and also at most country general stores.

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agree w/the seachem reef advantage calcium. I also have a oolitic dsb and rarely need to add calcium(at least not the recomended amount) anymore. I hold steady at 450 but some people dont like the dsb so reef advantage it is.its a powder that long outlast the liquis . much more cost effective IMHO
 

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Prestone driveway heat is working great for me! I use it to get my calcium levels where I want them, then dose Kalk in my auto top off. Working like a charm so far.
 
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