Basic Supplements

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  1. Abed Mia

    Abed Mia

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    Hi
    Could sumone tell me which supplements are most important for keeping corals healthy
     
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    For a start work on Magnesium, Calcium and Kh.
    keep them in this range and your corals will go buck wild.
    CA= 430- 450
    Mag= 1350-1450
    Kh= 9-11
    and once you can keep them constant then you can look at adding other stuff like Amino acids and coral foods
     
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    Hey it depends what you are keeping, but as tony said ..ALk, Mg and Ca are the most important
     
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    Thanks guys.
    All these parameters are constant. I also add sum coral foods every now and then. Is there any other super suplement that could increase health and growth?
    I have one med colt,shrooms and bout 6 dif colonies of zoas.[​IMG]
     
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    Let's say I was keeping only softies like leathers,mushrooms etc?
     
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    My experience with softies is very limited. But what i have seen in my nano is that they really like nutrients.
    For softies look at feedin
    g Ultra min F from Fauna Marin.
     
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    softies.. They are pretty easy to keep. ALso depends on your light. If you have nice light then the corals do great
     
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    Is that true for SPS. LPS and Zoas or just the hard coral ?
     
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    I have some mushrooms, GSP and zoas they are also doing really well between my sps so I would keep your parameters at those levels.
     
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    For soft corals and the likes, remember iodine, strontium and amino acids
     
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    @mytank those parameters are good for any coral :)
     
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    Remember to only dose what you can test for. Buy the test kit,test and then dose. I would also say that mg,ca,alk and ph are important.
     
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