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Old 11/08/2016, 07:01 PM   #1
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Two Part Dosing

I am adding 50ml/day of alkalinity and calcium to the tank. How many milliliters of magnesium do I need to dose daily to keep everything in balance? I have a three head dosing pump and just wanted to get it all set up.

I think it is like 8ml, but wanted someone to double check my maths


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Old 11/08/2016, 07:04 PM   #2
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You may not have to, with regular WC's @ 1.026 my Mg never dropped below 1300ppm using plain IO salt mix.


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Old 11/08/2016, 07:18 PM   #3
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You may not have to, with regular WC's @ 1.026 my Mg never dropped below 1300ppm using plain IO salt mix.
Thanks, Downbeach!

I have it all balanced out after a week of testing and dosing. I'm anal, does anyone have the exact ratio in milliliters of alk:cal:mag? Eg: 1:1:?

I also have the GHL Doser II and want to see how it works


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Old 11/09/2016, 04:54 AM   #4
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http://www.advancedaquarist.com/2003/10/chemistry
http://reefkeeping.com/issues/2006-07/rhf/index.php#4


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Old 11/09/2016, 06:31 AM   #5
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I have confirmed with Randy that the ratio is approximately: 100:100:16.

So for my situation the amount to dose daily to keep mag from fluctuating is 8ml/day.

Thanks for the links!


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