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mhurley
06/29/2017, 08:06 AM
I started the program about 6 months ago. 80 Gallon system, using Probiotic salt (weekly 10G water changes), NP Pro on a doser, A,F,V & E every other day drop wise. I am dosing my own Calcium and Alkalinity supplements to maintain those levels.

My question is, I have unopened bottles of Component A,B and C and I'm getting mixed information on whether I should be using them in my set-up.

Thanks.
Mike

Anirban
07/05/2017, 07:28 AM
Hi,
As far I understand you are dosing Ca, Mg and Alk on your own. In that case you can use component A,B and C along with them to maintain the balance. But I will say start slowly with half the recommended doses and then based on how corals react you can increase the dosing.

mhurley
07/07/2017, 07:02 AM
My question was really this...Are the elements in A,B and C already present in the Probiotic salt?

I do weekly 10% water changes so I don't want to be overdosing.

Thanks Anirban.

Anirban
07/07/2017, 07:11 AM
My question was really this...Are the elements in A,B and C already present in the Probiotic salt?

I do weekly 10% water changes so I don't want to be overdosing.

Thanks Anirban.

Definitely they are part of the salt. If you think your coral dont need or just 10% water change can replenish the lost elements then you dont. But AF is a full balling method so based on Alk consumption they calculate other element level and premix them as dosing and generally the calculation stays spot on.