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1219
01/31/2006, 07:51 PM
There seem to be so many different additives. which ones work best?

Amphiprion
01/31/2006, 07:53 PM
The only ones you will really need are a balanced Calcium and alkalinity additive (two part solutions like B-Ionic, Tech C-B or one solution additives such as Kalkwasser, Calcium reactor, etc.) and a good water change regimen with a quality synthetic sea salt.

Paintbug
02/01/2006, 09:28 AM
<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=6636467#post6636467 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by Amphiprion
The only ones you will really need are a balanced Calcium and alkalinity additive (two part solutions like B-Ionic, Tech C-B or one solution additives such as Kalkwasser, Calcium reactor, etc.) and a good water change regimen with a quality synthetic sea salt.
exactly! personaly i have been using B-ionic, but now i use Randys 2 part that i made. MUCH MUCH cheaper than buying a 2 part and just as effective! and i do bi weekly water changes for everything else. heres an article on water chemistry. it will explain what everything does.
http://www.reefkeeping.com/issues/2004-05/rhf/index.php

Flipper1
02/01/2006, 09:40 AM
I only add limewater.

guitarfish
03/29/2006, 12:48 PM
I drip kalk. Used to do a gallon a week, but lately upped it to 2-3, to help bind up phosphates. :D