Alkalinity Too High

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Hi everyone. My Alkalinity seems to keep raising, but not in line with my Calcium. I know that if Alk gets too high, Ca will drop. My Alk is testing at 14.2 and my Ca at 415. I run a calcium reactor and have Kalk dosed with my ATO (about 3 gallons a day). Should I be concerned? Any help is greatly appreciated.
 
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Yea, at least i thought so... two clams, mainly SPS, some LPS.

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Hi everyone. My Alkalinity seems to keep raising, but not in line with my Calcium. I know that if Alk gets too high, Ca will drop. My Alk is testing at 14.2 and my Ca at 415. I run a calcium reactor and have Kalk dosed with my ATO (about 3 gallons a day). Should I be concerned? Any help is greatly appreciated.
Make sure your MG is 1350-1440ppm range or you may get strange inconsistencies with ALK and CA testing.
 
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I would test nutrients. High alk with 0 nitrates lead to tips burnt on SPS.
 

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