Magnesium for Calc Reactor

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  1. brentv

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    Hey Guys,
    what is the best way of adding more magnesium to either the calc reactor or direct to my tank. It gets depleted pretty quickly with all my corraline, sps and lps?
     
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    carib sea make a Mg media to add to your calc reactor, or brightwell make Magnesion Powder which works well
     
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    Brightwells also makes a kalk powder with added magnesium. The alternative is to dose the magnesium seperately using epsom salts and working out your daily consumption
     
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    Dallas do you just mix this in with your normal media in the reactor?
     
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    yes u do
     
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    Hi Dallas do you know the exact name of the Carib sea Mg Media, I want to order it and my supplier needs the exact name!:blush: Thanks Bud
     
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    i used the brightwell NeoMAg, the carib sea was calcium with magnesium added.
    i would suggest the brightwell option as it was pure magnessium
     
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    Sorry for the million questions Dallas, but is this also a gravel type that goes in the reactor, I'm far away from supplier so gotta order and not see what I'm getting until it's here!
     
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    no prob!
    sent u a pm
     
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