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    Senior Member thien's Avatar
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    high calcium?

    Hi...just wondering, according to my Hagen test kit, I have a reading of 460mg/L for calcium.
    Is this too high?

    It's only been 5 weeks and I've never put any additives in the tank. Without getting another test kit, is it possible that the salt (IO) I use is giving me this much calcium? water is RO water.

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    Senior Member ALRHA's Avatar
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    not too high. 450 is ideal, so you are right there
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    Senior Member Toooloud's Avatar
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    agreed... I maintan 500.. i just like the extra.. and no ill efffects.

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