1. C

    Illinois Misc. Pumps Suppliments Dosing Package Deal Jebao 3 Channel Dosing Pump DP-3 / Triple Dosing Reservoir / Bubble Magus Shelf /

    Jebao 3 Channel Dosing Pump DP-3 / Triple Dosing Reservoir / Bubble Magus Shelf, 4 hose holder, spare pump. Everything you need to start dosing in a Reef Aquarium. Everything is in like new condition, but has been used. Everything packaged together as a bundle. Selling for $135 shipping...
  2. Reefer37

    Lower Magnesium with Instant Ocean Salt

    Has anyone else noticed having to supplement a bit of magnesium between water changes with Instant Ocean salt? I've noticed on like the last 3 water changes my magnesium level dipping below 1300 almost every time. This last time I did a larger water change due to increased phosphates and it's...
  3. Vansaquaescape


    So I have been testing my water Everyday and my parameters are 420 Calcium 8.5 to 9.3 Kh 1200 Magnesium Started adding Kent’s magnesium for 3 days and can not get it to Raise. Any Advice ? Would be much appreciated have a Kung Pow Monti on the way and would like it to be around 1300. Also...
  4. psumms

    Dosing Plan - When & with what...

    Hi all, I'm now using a D-D P4 Pro dosing pump and which give great control over chemical anti-interference, split dosing over a schedule etc. and its got me researching for answers to a couple of questions... For each of my Alkalinity, Calcium, Magnesium, NoPoX ... Recommended times of day to...
  5. ChronosReef


    Howdy everyone, my love just got me the new apex system and a new trident :)!! So i'm selling my kh director I purchased Jan 16'th of last year so still under warranty. Everything works great, includes Kh director, Stand alone GHL doser all cables and half a bottle of 1000ml reagent. 600...
  6. REEFer86


    Has anyone tried the Red Sea Reef Energy Coral nutrition A/B ? What effects does it have on calcium and magnesium? How can the calcium and mag dip and rise without doing anything? Started dosing Alkalinity by Red Sea. Need to get CO2 to get my calcium reactor running. Who’s used a calcium...
  7. MnFish1

    Concerning the Trident:

    A quick poll about how to be sure your trident is giving correct measurements: You can pick one or more than one. This poll is about the trident - and is not designed to be a negative. Its designed to see how many people actually do what Neptune says they should do when using their equipment...
  8. Jeremy Chatham

    My New ReefBot cannot test 8 things. Only 4.

    So I just received my new reefbot. I am surprised to report that it cannot test 8 different things as one setup. I am able to test Alk. Calcium. Mag. And phosphates. So even though there are 8 vials in the machine some test kits require multiple reagents for a single test. I guess I will need...
  9. Broadfield

    Illinois Triton Method - CORE7 BASE ELEMENTS 1000ML SET

    Since I tore my reef down, I no longer have use for these. $40 shipped - 2 sets available. ***SOLD***
  10. MarineDepot

    Neptune Systems Trident: Going, Going, GONE!

    We sold out of the Neptune Systems Trident in about 10 minutes this morning. The good news: we'll have more on the way soon! If you're interested in picking up a Trident, click the "notify me" button on this page and we'll send you an email once they return:
  11. Angelo Fatica

    Dosing Questions...

    Hey all, i tested my water last night and tonight to see the amount i need to dose for calcium, alk, and magnesium. Last night, my alk was at a 7.2, magnesium was around 1425 ppm, and calcium was at about 520 ppm (This was after a water change that I did a day before). Tonight, I saw that my alk...
  12. Jeremy Lain

    High Magnesium Question

    Hello, My magnesium is at 1395 and calcium 420 and 9.6 dkh. I know that magnesium level is high. Since calcium and alkalinity are attracted to each other to cause calcification and magnesium is to balance out the process of that, can that high of magnesium cause calcification to be slower?
  13. Jeremy Lain

    Ph in a reef tank, how to raise it without messing up calcium, alk, and, magnesium parameters?

    Hello, I have been learning about calcium, alkalinity, and magnesium in a reef tank, now I am learning about ph. What is a way to raise ph in a reef tank without messing up the other perameters: calcium, alkalinity, and magnesium?
  14. ELOSAmerica

    Elos Magnesium Test Procedure: By Marc Levenson Melev'sReef

    This is how you test with the Elos Magnesium test kit. This kit requires some math to determine the current level in PPM. It might be wise to jot down your numbers while testing to avoid forgetting where you left off. ELOS aquatest Kit may not be the easiest test to do, but it is surely the most...
  15. grassy_noel

    Illinois BRS 1.1 ml per minute dosing pump

    Hi, I have one lightly used "BRS 2 Part Doser - 1.1 ml Per Minute" for sale. I used the pump to dose Alkalinity to my nano tank for about 3 months, but recently replaced with a 4-head dosing pump. It ran ~45 minutes per day during that 3 months, so the pump has a total run time of about 70...
  16. Jeremy Lain

    Can to high of levels of Calcium, DKH, and Magnesium be bad for fish or will it just precipitate out

    Can to high of levels of calcium, DKH, and magnesium be bad for fish or will it just precipitate out of the water?

    Major & Minor Elements .. what are they?

    Most hard coral (SPS & LPS) coral keepers im sure are dosing elements back into their aquarium, but how many of us ACTUALLY know what those elements really are? My newest YouTube video tries to explain more ..
  18. ReeferMadness80G

    Apex induced stability for Control Freaks!!!

    I’m in LOVE with my Neptune Apex Controller, and it’s really turned me into a control freak! Which is great because my other love,besides my kids and wife, is SPS, and we all know that SPS love stability! So with the Apex, it allows me to log my parameters and see them in a very detailed way...
  19. Aaron Davis


    Hey guys, Starting to add some different corals to my tank. Currently have a hammer colony, zoa, birds nest, a candy cane, and 3 types on montipora. I got my first Hanna checker the other day. Tested the Calcium and it was at 261. I'm using Red Sea Coral Pro salt. Got me wondering what the...
  20. Peter K

    BRS Magnesium O.K. to use with Triton "Other Methods"

    Hi all, I just started triton "other methods" this past Monday and things seem to be holding steady and doing well so far. I have noticed that over the past 5 days my magnesium has dropped from 1300 to 1200 but all the other parameters are staying stable. (I've been testing everything...
  21. ktigs

    High Readings

    Hey guys! I just received the Red Sea tests for Alk, Ca and Mg yesterday. I just got finished with these tests and my readings are somewhat high. I did compare the results with API tests I already owned (Ca & Mg) and they were spot on with each other. I currently DO NOT dose my tank for any of...
  22. T

    Disappearing magnesium

    Here is my problem. I need to supplement my magnesium daily to keep the level above 1200, even though the concentration of kH and Ca remain relatively stable. Each day I am adding 25 ml of liquid magnesium supplement. The many experienced reefers in my local club are stumped. 30 gallon JBJ...
  23. jordimex

    Hello everyone problem with salifert mag test

    My water parameters are as follow Alk 9 dkh (API) calcium 380 ppm (API) Nitrate 0 ppm (API) Nitrite 0 ppm (API) ph 8.3 (API) salinity 1.024 (refractometer) i did the salifert test twice now and have been getting 140 ppm as result i bout the reef foundation products from red sea and will be...
  24. HomeSlizzice

    Red Sea RCP vs BRS vs ESV B-Ionic dosing breakdown

    Like the title states, I decided to break down the recommended dosing instructions per brand to help me (and possibly others) when deciding on what supplements to use and dose (and how much if switching). Also Randy, please feel free to correct me if I'm wrong on any of this. I decided to do...
  25. Shaun Sweeney

    Liquid magnesium

    I find that the Mg crystals that I buy from the LFS doesn't dissolve all that well. In addition, I have to pay freight to get it shipped to me. I've been wondering how liquid Mg that I can buy at the grocery store might work as a substitute? I'm talking about the stuff that is applied...