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    Senior Member Cmarty01's Avatar
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    Some parameters are a little low

    My PH, Calcium and dKH are all on the very bottom of the acceptable range. Is there a good product out there that will raise all 3?

    Also how many people add strontium, and iodine to their tanks?
    55 Gallon w 22 lbs of live sand and 40 lbs of crushed coral.
    60 lbs of live rock. 220 watts PC lighting.

    Damsel, clowns, xenia, digitata, green star polyps, torch, zoo's, candycane, shrooms.

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    You might want to consider a 2 part product like B-Ionic. Comes with 2 bottles, one for pH and alk and another for calcium.
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    Thats what I thought. Is kent the only company to make this or does seachem have a similar product?
    55 Gallon w 22 lbs of live sand and 40 lbs of crushed coral.
    60 lbs of live rock. 220 watts PC lighting.

    Damsel, clowns, xenia, digitata, green star polyps, torch, zoo's, candycane, shrooms.

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    Seachem doesn't make one. Kent is good as well as the original B-ionic.
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    I dose Kalkwasser to take care of my ALK, PH and Calc. It's super easy and does a great job

    I don't dose Iodine or strontium, I prefer to replace trace elements through water changes.
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    So strontium and iodine are contained in tap water or the salt mix? I'm guessing there isn't much in saltwater.

    What brand of kalk do you use?
    55 Gallon w 22 lbs of live sand and 40 lbs of crushed coral.
    60 lbs of live rock. 220 watts PC lighting.

    Damsel, clowns, xenia, digitata, green star polyps, torch, zoo's, candycane, shrooms.

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    The trace elements are in your salt mix

    Can't remember the brand name of the Kalk, will look up when I get home.
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    Its Kent
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    KW will do an excellant job of maintaining calc, alk, ph- it's a little more labour intensive, though. Check out this thread for some good ideas on setting up a doser

    http://aquariacanada.com/forums/show...&threadid=6440
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    Oh yeah, all kw is the same stuff inside the package, so don't worry about which brand you buy.
    Matt.

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