cal alk

  1. galantra

    Why doesn’t my calcium drop?

    So currently right now I have a mix reef with probably more sps currently in my tank. Towards the start I had to add both calcium and alkalinity to get to the levels I needed before adding any corals into the tank. Since adding only thing that’s been dropping is Alk. So currently my Calcium...
  2. mario4933

    High Cal... how to lower it?

    Hello guys! I have been trying to dial in my tank to stick to kalkwasser only. I accidentally dosed a bit too much calcium about 2 weeks ago which spiked my cal to 597... I been waiting out which has brought it down to 592 but I’m concerned it’s lowering too slow and will cause harm to my...
  3. NewYorkReefer1988

    Neptune Apex Programming of BRS Dosers

    Hello all, I just finally took the plunge into the world of apex and I’m so glad I did. It is a lot to take in However. I am currently having a little bit of trouble programming my dosing pumps and corresponding powerhead in my sump. I actually think I have the dosing figured out but I will...
  4. mario4933

    Currently batting Dinos, no water change means alk and cal out of whack!

    Hi everyone! I have been battling a mild Dino outbreak and part of my plan of action is no water changes. My alk has dropped to 6DKH and my Cal to 360ppm it used to be 8DKH and 420ppm. This Alk and Cal consumption happened over the span of 20 days so it wasn’t a fast change. My PH was at 8.2...
  5. McDam

    Unconventional Calcium Reactor for the average reefer!!

    Since R2R has been such an amazing source of knowledge for me through out my years in the hobby I want to share this idea with you all. It was originally posted under the chemistry forum for discussion but this has now become quite the DIY project and I think this is a more appropriate place for...
  6. Injoynit

    Do I need to Dose BRS 2 part yet?

    I'm not sure if and when I should start dosing BRS 2 part daily with a doser. My tank (160 gal Display / 40 gal sump) is about 5 months old and is stocked with the following: 1 Hammer coral (5 heads) 1 Torch coral (3 heads) 6 Clown Fish 15 Trochus snails 20 Certh snails Ca = 350 dKH = 8.4 Mag...
  7. Peter K

    Transition from Triton Other Methods to Aquaforest

    Hi all, So I am properly sick of not being able to purchase Triton additives because they are always out of stock and having two sets of milk jugs leak in the boxes when I receive them is not making me very loyal at this point. I currently do not follow the "triton" method but us their...
  8. joeboots82520

    Calcium dropping Alkalinity rising

    I have been watching my calcium level drop for the last 3 weeks and cannot figure out why. Info I can provide: My dosing containers have been dropping at the same levels as usual and equally. Both pumps are operating and are controlled by my apex. Reading and changes Oct 14 cal 404. alk 7.28 Oct...
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