Dosing products

Discussion in 'Water Parameters and Additives' started by JackSplat, 16 Sep 2013.

  1. JackSplat

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    Hi guys

    I have been wondering what the prefered dosing products for Calcium, Alk and Mg are. I bought some Red Sea supplements for the Calcium and Mg and use Bicarb for Alk. The Red sea stuff is very expensive though. Any recommendations to substitute these?

    I have seen threads recommending Magflakes in conjunction Epsom Salts and calcium chloride. Anyone know where I can get Magflakes and Calcium Chloride?

    Thank you
     
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  3. 3dd

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    Hi

    Look at this thread, it should help
     
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    i use the Red Sea stuff but mainly because my tank is so small that even with regular dossing it will take me atleast 6 months to finish a bottle of any of the additives. i also like the Red Sea because there is a precise guide of how much to use according to your current levels to get the elements exactly where you need them to be. really simple
     
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    @Francoise and I use these with great results. These Chemicals is very very pure 95% - 100%
    http://www.kirschpharma.com/cms/front_content.php?idart=298&lang=1
    Sodium Bi-Carbonate - dKh
    Calcium Hydroxide - Kalk pH
    Calcium Chloride - Calcium
    Magnesium Chloride & Magnesium Sulphate(Epsons) - must be mixed 75% Magnesium Chloride & 25% Magnesium Sulphate, please take note Magnesium Sulphate(Epsons) Contains high value sulphate...
     
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  6. JackSplat

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    Thank you guys, just what I was looking for. Much appreciated :thumbup:
     
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