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aznxgqb0yx
04/13/2016, 07:03 AM
Hey ive been reading and searching but couldnt find the exact info im looking for, im currently running a calcium reactor, biopellet, skimmer, and a cheato fugium and want to switch over to the af pro salt with all your other additives, but with i want to keep running my calcium reactor, do i get the component 1,2,3+? Or i only need the coral a,b,e,v? I already understand the bacteria part just not the maintaining levels with the mineral part and what not. Ty

Sparky0028
04/13/2016, 07:16 AM
I am in the same situation, looking to switch but a bit confused as which products to start with as i also have calcium reactor.

Thanks in Advance

drawman
04/13/2016, 08:12 AM
No don't use the components if you want to run your calcium reactor. From what I understand you can use some of the supplements (Micro E, etc. but I forget which ones) and I believe you'll have to rely on water changes for balance. Here is a good thread of someone doing exactly that. You can fastforward towards the end...

http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2468548

Aquaforest
04/14/2016, 05:30 AM
First of all important is what is Your calcium reactor fill.
Didi You read our GUIDE (http://aquaforest.eu/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Aquaforest_Products-Guide_EN_RGB.pdf)?

AF Amino Mix, AF Build, AF Energy and AF Vitality - that's supplements for corals. You Can use that with Balling and with Calcium reactor.
Calcium Reactor and Balling are create to dose macro elements(Ca,KH,MG) (and microelements if We want) to our tanks.


Regards,
Aquaforest

aznxgqb0yx
04/14/2016, 06:33 AM
First of all important is what is Your calcium reactor fill.
Didi You read our GUIDE (http://aquaforest.eu/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Aquaforest_Products-Guide_EN_RGB.pdf)?

AF Amino Mix, AF Build, AF Energy and AF Vitality - that's supplements for corals. You Can use that with Balling and with Calcium reactor.
Calcium Reactor and Balling are create to dose macro elements(Ca,KH,MG) (and microelements if We want) to our tanks.


Regards,
Aquaforest

Ty for your reply, im using carbisea aragonite media.

Aquaforest
04/15/2016, 12:41 AM
Ty for your reply, im using carbisea aragonite media.

There is no Microelements inside?
If not We recommend to use:
Component A
(http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/componenta/)Component B
(http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/componentb/)Component C (http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/component-c/)

or dose by drops:

Iodum (http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/iodum/)
Kalium (http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/kalium/)
Fluorine (http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/fluorine/)
Iron (http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/iron/)
Strontium (http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/strontium/)
Micro E (http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/microe/)

Besides microelements we recommend to doe supplements and food for corals:

AF Amino Mix
(http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/af_amino_mix/)AF Build
(http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/af_build/)AF Energy
(http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/af_energy/)AF Vitality (http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/af_vitality/)
AF Power Food
(http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/af_power_food/)

Regards,
Aquaforest

aznxgqb0yx
04/15/2016, 01:00 PM
There is no Microelements inside?
If not We recommend to use:
Component A
(http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/componenta/)Component B
(http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/componentb/)Component C (http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/component-c/)

or dose by drops:

Iodum (http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/iodum/)
Kalium (http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/kalium/)
Fluorine (http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/fluorine/)
Iron (http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/iron/)
Strontium (http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/strontium/)
Micro E (http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/microe/)

Besides microelements we recommend to doe supplements and food for corals:

AF Amino Mix
(http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/af_amino_mix/)AF Build
(http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/af_build/)AF Energy
(http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/af_energy/)AF Vitality (http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/af_vitality/)
AF Power Food
(http://aquaforest.eu/en/product/af_power_food/)

Regards,
Aquaforest

Im not sure about all the micro elements, but i know there is some trace elements.
Here is the info on the calcium reactor media
A.R.M. Coarse Calcium Reactor Media, 8 lbs. A complete reactor media containing not only calcium and carbonate, but essential trace elements as well. In fact A.R.M. has nearly 50 times the strontium of other brands (7390 ppm). A.R.M. is processed for immediate use, no rinsing required, and has double the surface area of regular aragonite. Precision grading (10-15 mm) allows for maximum carbon dioxide penetration, and the exclusion of gastropod shells insures the lowest phosphate (less than 1/10 of 1 ppm) and silica (about 1/2 that of other brands) content. This grading also carries in the highest concentration of Halimeda incrassata, an aragonite so pure it has been used as a laboratory standard. A.R.M. has the highest solubility of any reactor media available (metastable at 8.2) so CO2 consumption is much lower.

Sparky0028
04/18/2016, 01:11 PM
Thanks AquaForest, that's exactly the info i was looking for. Going to place order tomorrow. One last question, the reef salt or probiotic salt?

Rich

Aquaforest
04/19/2016, 01:43 AM
Im not sure about all the micro elements, but i know there is some trace elements.
Here is the info on the calcium reactor media
A.R.M. Coarse Calcium Reactor Media, 8 lbs. A complete reactor media containing not only calcium and carbonate, but essential trace elements as well. In fact A.R.M. has nearly 50 times the strontium of other brands (7390 ppm). A.R.M. is processed for immediate use, no rinsing required, and has double the surface area of regular aragonite. Precision grading (10-15 mm) allows for maximum carbon dioxide penetration, and the exclusion of gastropod shells insures the lowest phosphate (less than 1/10 of 1 ppm) and silica (about 1/2 that of other brands) content. This grading also carries in the highest concentration of Halimeda incrassata, an aragonite so pure it has been used as a laboratory standard. A.R.M. has the highest solubility of any reactor media available (metastable at 8.2) so CO2 consumption is much lower.

If Your calcium reactor fill contains trace elements - do not dose that extra micro. If You will see that your colors are not much saturated You Can try to dose micro.
We do not recommend to overdose micro.

Aquaforest
04/19/2016, 01:44 AM
Thanks AquaForest, that's exactly the info i was looking for. Going to place order tomorrow. One last question, the reef salt or probiotic salt?

Rich

For start You Can use Reef Salt, If You will want to reduce NO3 and PO4 more You Can try Probiotic Reef Salt.

Regards,
Aquaforest

Sparky0028
04/21/2016, 07:03 AM
Thank You,
I ordered the Probiotic Reef Salt to start with.

Rich

thirst
05/31/2016, 03:43 AM
The recommended dosage of 10mL per 54 gallons, is that the max dosage, min dosage. How to determine if that dosage is too much or too little? What are some signs that micro is overdosed?

I am doing dosing CA/KH/MG already and would like to use up my supply, so I figure the easiest thing for me to do is to add dosing of Component A + B + C to my current regimen.

Any issues with this? Should I try with half dosage of the Micro, or some other amount other than the recommended amount?