mg advice

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  1. sleepy

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    hi i cant seem to make my magnesium level higher
    it is standing at 1200
    ph 8.0 -8.3
    kh 10.5
    ca 440
    nitrate 25 du to rescaping a few rocks
    added purigen filter to lower nitrates bt not doing much
    ATI phosphate remover a bag of no name carbon
    specs:
    1.5 meter tank 1.2 meter sump
    +- 70 kg lvrock
    lrg finger leather
    3sml leather corals
    1 small pin cusion
    few grn/red mushrooms scatterd everywhr
    lots of pulsing xenia
    1 white anemone dont no what typ pet shop tld me he will change color
    FISH:
    xtrlrg yellow tang
    lrg perculia clown
    sml perculia
    1x some diff typ o9f african clown
    diamond bck goby
    sml yellow tail damsel
    sml reegal tang
    cleaner shrimp
    dancer shrimp
    red lobster
    1x urchid
    chromie
    banana wrasse
     
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    Add epson salt.
    There should be a formula on the net.
    Just keep a eye on your salinity.

    I pushed mine up to 1350 from 800 with robertson epson salt
     
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    If I were you I would get another brand test kit and double check that your Mg levels are indeed low. I twice made the mistake of trusting a single test kit (once Salifert and once Elos) and raised my Magnesium using one of the off the shelf brands. I ended up bleaching all my coral due to something in these additives that the coral did not like.
     
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    What salt brand are you useing.
     

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