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Chemistry

Discussions about ammonia, alkalinity, calcium, low nutrient systems, nitrates, pH, trace elements, and other chemistry related topics.

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  1. Sticky Thread Water Parameter tracking tool!!!

    Alright everyone! I don't know if anyone has one of these yet, but if you don't, I've got a TREAT for you! I've created an Excel spreadsheet that...
    Started by Iconz, 11-29-2006 04:23 PM
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  1. Im lost of wat to do.

    Ive had my tank for a year its always been nice n I moved it nothing died during the move but sence then my water is off ammonia has hit pretty high...
    Started by Ipyloves, 12-04-2014 03:01 PM
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  2. ammonia

    Just out of curiosity, but what kind of an ammonia level would constitute a full blown cycle? Does the presence of any ammonia in an established...
    Started by frisbee, 12-01-2014 02:53 PM
  3. Manual Dosing?

    How long after dosing ALK do I need to wait before dosing Ca? Hours, minutes or what? :)
    Started by MizTanks, 11-07-2014 10:43 AM
  4. Very low ALK issue?

    No idea why but my Alk is very low at 7.0 and my Ca is way high 480-500, PH is low also 7.5 and mag 1440. Using Reef Crystals. Not dosing anything....
    Started by MizTanks, 08-06-2014 11:07 AM
  5. Nitrates ARRRRG!

    I have a reef tank. I just added my first fish, a valentini puffer. After having him in the tank for more than a week, the nitrates suddenly spiked...
    Started by Briol, 04-12-2014 04:23 PM
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  6. At a loss

    I have had the tank up and running for 6 months now and still can't get my nitrates below 25ppm. I purchased an ro di unit from brs and have done 2...
    Started by Rpalt1, 03-25-2014 07:45 PM
  7. Trying to understand ?

    HI all,I am fairly new to all this and am a wondering (thought I read it some where) what affect salinity has on your test kit readings. Is it true...
    Started by Lesley, 02-08-2014 06:16 PM
  8. Water and my last nerve

    Hi there just learning about water and water changes. On 6/11 at 12:00 pm I prepared for a 50% water change to bring down my nitrates (reading of...
    Started by smontmagny59, 06-12-2013 03:19 PM
  9. First test results

    I got my red sea foundation kit yesterday and just did my first test the results are; ca 500,mag 1600,dkh 8.4 ph 8.0 What do you think? Everything...
    Started by Rpalt1, 12-29-2013 08:43 PM
  10. kalkwasser advice needed

    I've been reading alot about kalk and it seems to be the one thing most reefers use. My tank is ok for now but when i start adding corals i would...
    Started by Rpalt1, 12-20-2013 07:18 PM
  11. Magnesium level

    I got a magnesium test kit today and brs 2 part i did my test and mag was 200 I did test again and test was the same. I use reef crystals and do...
    Started by Dmmz, 10-16-2013 11:18 PM
  12. phosphates not to blame ?

    If I have GHA and I test for Nitrates and Phosphates It is not abnormal to get a zero reading because the phosphates are locked up in the GHA right ?...
    Started by DonC, 09-05-2013 12:18 AM
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