Are my parameters fine?

Papitto

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Hi Masa,

I'm trying to understand my consumption in my tank. I been testing every 3 days and these are the results: (will show latest comparison)
11-02-2016:
Alk - 8.9
Ca - 500+
Mg 1260
Ph - 8.1

15-02-2016:
Alk - 8.6
Ca - 480
Mg - 1440 ( dosed Mg over 3 days)
Ph - 8.1

18-02-2016:
Alk - 8.3
Ca - 480
Mg - 1425
Ph - 8.1

I dose kalk in my auto top off water. Should I continue this regime? Should I dose Alk separately? I have 10 LPS, 6 Sps, and many softies.
Aiming at optimal levels for calcification and absorption
 

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I think a lot of people get obsessed with numbers

Pick a range where you want to keep your parameters and dose according to that range. Stability is more Important than the actual numbers (given it's within reason of course)

You could possibly look to increase your kalk solutions strength a little if you want to keep your alk where it is now, but otherwise all seems fine.

Just keep an eye on things and adjust accordingly
 

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I think a lot of people get obsessed with numbers

Pick a range where you want to keep your parameters and dose according to that range. Stability is more Important than the actual numbers (given it's within reason of course)

You could possibly look to increase your kalk solutions strength a little if you want to keep your alk where it is now, but otherwise all seems fine.

Just keep an eye on things and adjust accordingly
Thank you, that settles it. Appreciate it Henkie
 

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