Clinofish?

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    Just want to know if anyone has ever heard of the product called clinofish. It is used for koi ponds to reduce ammonia. It is in the form of rocks. I just wanted to know if it could be used in a marine aquarium and if it would be beneficial to the water at all.
     
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    if it is not meant for marines then dont use it . for amonia rather try sechem Prime or Nite Out.
     
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    Alright thank you. Just checking cuz it worked like a charm when I used to have scatfish and just thought it might work but I don't have an ammonia problem at all. I must agree that if something was not made specifically for marine then do not use it.
     
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    its a local zeolite, it might work well for marines, i will check with them
     
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    zeolites are regenerated with salt water, so these will serve as biological and not so much ammonia removal
     
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    also checked it out now. agree with Dallas on this.
     
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    I sell it into a lot of the koi shops and I never once asked them if it would work or do anything in a marine aquarium. I was thinking the exact same thing @dallasg. Maybe it could help with biological aspect of the aquarium being like a small stone. Thanks for all the help.
     
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    i would like to get a sample and test, NeoZeo from Brightwell and Zeovit are based on zeolites
     
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    well only way to find out is to actually test what it will do. but i dont think we will take the chance. there is always that what if. and if the gut says no. then its a sign to rather stay away from something like that.
     
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    it cant be bad, zeolite is zeolite, its whether it removes ammonia or not, but it would be like seachems matrix
     
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    I am contemplating on whether or not to test it but if I do I will get the water I do a sand change with in a bucket and put the zeolite into a filter and circulate the water (alone with no livestock) and then test the water parameters.
     
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    best way to test is to place a cup in RO and add a pure ammonia source at about 1-2ppm, then test 2 hours later, then try with salt water and do the same.

    if you take the the zeolites from the RO and place in the saltwater your ammonia should rise
     
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    best ammonia source??? Jik or Handy Andy lol
     
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    thrupps cloudy ammonia
     
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    Where to get that :whistling:
     
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    Thanks dallasg will def look into in this week :thumbup:
     
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