Which elements do you auto dose?

Which elements do you auto dose?

  • Alk

    Votes: 12 92.3%
  • Ca

    Votes: 12 92.3%
  • Mg

    Votes: 8 61.5%
  • Coral Food (Red Sea AB+, Reef Roids, etc.)

    Votes: 1 7.7%
  • Liquid Fish Food (Oyster Feast, Mysis Feast, etc.)

    Votes: 1 7.7%
  • Phyto (Phyto Feast, etc.)

    Votes: 1 7.7%
  • Refugium Fertilizer (CheaetoGro)

    Votes: 1 7.7%
  • Nitrate (NeoNitro)

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Phosphate (NeoPhos)

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Trace Elements

    Votes: 4 30.8%

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Schraufabagel

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I currently have Red Sea Foundation A, B, and C. I also have Brightwell's ChaetoGro, NeoNitro, and NeoPhos since I will be having a reef tank mixed with coral and macro algaes. I will be getting Oyster Feast and Phyto Feast for my filter feeders and fish (in addition to pellets). Finally, I have Reef Roids and Red Sea AB+ for corals specifically.

I have a 25 gallon tank. I am wondering what everyone auto doses for their tank. I have the poll set so you can choose as many as you have. I plan to auto dose Red Sea A and B for sure, since my corals and calcified macros will require a lot of these per day. I probably won't have to auto dose Mg since my estimates are that it will be around 1 mL per day. So can go a weekend without needing it to be automated. The foods I will probably leave manual since that's a lot of work and money to have a refrigerated auto doser. Just all around curious to see what everyone says they do :)
 

Randy Holmes-Farley

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If an ATO qualifies as "autodose", I dosed alk and calcium that way (via limewater/kalkwasser) and also vinegar on a dosing pump. I also dosed arctipods and other fish foods on a doser.
 

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Just alk and kalk. I only want to deal with two channels on doser right now which I just got working again. I check calcium once a week and manually bring it up to level.

I'm about ready to start auto dosing phosphate given how fast it depletes in my tank.
 

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this was before going live on the AB+ but now it’s all the way live but only to that black line on the bottle(one weeks worth)
 

Do you take notice when your coral starts stretching or shrinking?

  • YES and usually there is a probem

    Votes: 121 59.9%
  • YES but I never have a problem

    Votes: 53 26.2%
  • NO

    Votes: 15 7.4%
  • Other (please explain)

    Votes: 13 6.4%
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