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hey reefers. i know ALK and CA has to be dose daily but my tank takes up ALOT of mg.

I've been dosing 8.3ml alk, 3.3ml Ca, and 3.3ml of Mg, DAILY. i just dosed 10ml of Mg and steadily raise to where i need it.

Tested with Elo's test kit/ bought 2 months ago

My params are 9 Dkh / 450Ca/ and 1150 Mg

i just tested Mg and its at 1150, i calculated all the big 3 acouple weeks ago and dosed accordingly, and my Mg was steady at 1350. so now something's been taking up all the Mg.

my Tank,

18G tank/12g sump = 30 g total

SPS tank with very little lps and zoas

1 6line wrasse
2 False Perc clowns
good amount of CuC
Cheato's

Also im getting small dots of Coraline Growth on the back of the tank. and some showing on the rocks, and majority of my rocks has Green Coraline, (not algae)

Edited by bobssecrtsn, 02 April 2012 - 05:52 PM.

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Double check with another test kit. If your mag actually was that low, your alk and calcium wouldn't be that high

You're the type of man who passes by sports illustrated and grabs encyclopedia brittanica when you take a dump, huh?

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Have you cross referenced with another test kit?

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Double check with another test kit. If your mag actually was that low, your alk and calcium wouldn't be that high



Have you cross referenced with another test kit?


No i have not. Tested with Elo's Kit. recently bought 2 months ago

50g Cube SPS dominated, 2x vortech MP10wes, ATI, 6bulb Fixture C+,B+,P+,B+,B+,C+, 2x BRS dosers, b- ionic 2part, Bubble Magus 7 skimmer, Refugium w/cheato+rubble, 15x15x15 frag system plumbed into main


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No i have not. Tested with Elo's Kit. recently bought 2 months ago

I would double check anyway. You may have gotten a bad batch of reagent

You're the type of man who passes by sports illustrated and grabs encyclopedia brittanica when you take a dump, huh?

Did someone mention Alto ???
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I would double check anyway. You may have gotten a bad batch of reagent


i hope not! test kit is worth 35 bucks!

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i hope not! test kit is worth 35 bucks!


If you buy another kit, get the same brand. If you get different results, make sure you contact the company. Should get a free one.

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i hope not! test kit is worth 35 bucks!

They'll send you a free one if it is bad

You're the type of man who passes by sports illustrated and grabs encyclopedia brittanica when you take a dump, huh?

Did someone mention Alto ???
Im GAGA for Alto !!

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They'll send you a free one if it is bad


will do! thanks everyone, just picked up a RKL, confused at first but its fun as disneyland!

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