Getting started with Alk-Ca from AF (switching from reef fusion)

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  1. david p.

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    Hi,

    i'm about to introduce the Alk-Ca-Mg and reef mineral for my tank with component strong.

    I currently use Reef Fusion, about 20mL/d of Ca and Alk.
    Label say:
    10mL/250L will raise Alk by 0.176 meq/L and 4mg/L for Ca.

    For AF:
    KH Buffer says, 10g/100L increase 1.18meq/L and for Ca is 35mg/L for 10g/100L.

    How much should i start adding of AF to match what i dose with Reef Fusion ???

    of course i will test daily during the transition, but trying to find where to start
    thx
     
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    You are using the 1+2+3+ and mixing your own??
    What is your water volume??
    are you auto dosing??
     
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    Water Volume: 85 SPS tank, 25g LPS hooked to a 40g Sump, i would say 130-140g of water.
    I'm auto dosing with a kamoer.
    i'm mixing my own from Alk, Ca, Mg and Reef mineral + component strong. It's not labeled as component 1+2+3.
     
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    I have the recipe for 1+2+3+ which your are mixing then;), PM me your email for mixing spreadsheet.
    Now to answer your question on how much. Once you achieve your desired alk, by dosing 2+(alk and component strong c) then dose 1+ and 3+ the same as 2+. the dosing is based off of your alk;).
     
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    i know all these, my question was to where should i start volume wise with the 2 product been at different cocnentration
     
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