why is every aquaforest stuff on clearance sale ?

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  1. reefaboo

    reefaboo Well-Known Member

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    Aquaforest is going away ?? o_O
     
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    ChiCity Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    It's the most complicated line in the reefing hobby, I'm not surprised
     
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    G8rNation Well-Known Member Partner Member 2018

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    I just bought a box of salt last week. Wish I would of waited for the sale
     
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    HeadStrongGrafx Well-Known Member Partner Member 2018

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    junk. I was very disappointed in it. Just like anything new that hits the hobby, it sells like hotcakes until people actually see it isn't any better than whats already out there and the company slowly fades away.. they made their money off me cause i was one that wanted to try it, wish i hadn't.
     
  5. Anirban

    Anirban Well-Known Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Lol...nope they are going nowhere.....;)
     
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    colonelcoral Well-Known Member

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    Where's the clearance sale?
     
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    radiata Well-Known Member NJRC Member

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    Sounds like Fake News.
     
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    kinetic Well-Known Member Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    why is everyone hating on it so much? geeze. can't they just have a sale?
     
  9. Anirban

    Anirban Well-Known Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    I think it's the use of "clearance" that is making people question the future of Aquaforest, not so much that a sale is going on.
     
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    Fishmanz Well-Known Member

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    Fading into the the ole reefing fad syndrome, you see people here in r2r basically giving it away in sale threads.
     
  12. Anirban

    Anirban Well-Known Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Its not going anywhere....its slowing down because it has build quite a good base here. Its coming up with more products related to coral and fish food. Its not complicated but need initial guidance. It follows the basic complete balling system and thats all you need. If you want to follow the probiotic system thats your wish.....simple.;)
     
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    On BRS it says like 600g of salt for 8.99, is that 600 gallons worth of salt? No idea what this is so don't judge me
     
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    Antics Well-Known Member R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    No. If you click the additional info tab on BRS it will show you which each container makes in gallons. So for example the Probiotic salt is listed as:

    • 10 kg Bucket - Makes up to 65 gallons*
    • 22 kg Bucket - Makes up to 145 gallons*
    • 25 kg Box - Makes up to 170 gallons*
     
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    Kayvon Well-Known Member Build Thread Contributor

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    It looks like a 3 part Balling method system + Zeovit-like system. I think they're trying to be the all-in-one ultra-low nutrient system unlike Zeovit alone.
     
  17. 120reefkeeper

    120reefkeeper Reef keeping with Military Precision! R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Imho Aquaforest makes great products. I think folks just don't take the time to read and understand how to use some of them. This I'm sure is one of the main reasons they started making videos on YouTube so people can understand what you are doing .

    Aquaforest is not a magic pill. It's not fast , it's not a miracle in a bottle, it doesn't mean you can through your patience out the window. I have used their products for close to 2 years and I've had great success. I took the time to read, understand and ask questions when I started. I've been reefing for 18 years and I've seen a lot come and go. Aquaforest is not one of them. They make some of the best products I've ever used.

    I think sometimes people see the unbelievable Aquaforest tanks and think " wow this is the magic pill" but let me tell you. Aquaforest Products will get you there but you need to understand UNLS and how they work. You need to understand your corals, and their reactions. UNLS isn't for everyone and it takes dedication and hard work. Nothing magic about that.

    So in summary I'll say Aquaforest is the most affordable, and consistent products I've used. That's 18 years worth of experience talking.... but hey what do I know?


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  18. Mr.Rocc

    Mr.Rocc Well-Known Member R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    Im with @120reefkeeper! These products work great for my tank! If you go into knowing its a European company and everything is in grams or meters then prepare for that and read. If you enjoy "plug and play" then no some of you are correct, this would be "complicated". BUT!!! that does not make these products garbage.
     
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    You almost got it. AF is basically 3 different steps.
    1. To maintain mineral balance it uses full balling method and is independent of any probiotic method. This can be customised into Ca reactor based method or just pure 3 part component dosing.
    2. To maintain ULNS you can use their probiotic line of products and again its independent of their full balling method.
    3. To fine tune any of the upper system you can use zeolites and their other line of products but they are not necessary.
    So, in short its fully customisable and depends on the user to choose which part of the system they wish to use or they can use all three together.
     
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    I stocked up on some more Probiotic salt. I was running out. :)
     
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