Reef code A & B

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  1. Tremayn

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    Hey guys. Wanted to know if using reef code A & B is worth it. I saw that 2L is only R250 but how long does it last? Do you use 2L in 2 weeks? What are the other economical options for maintaining cal, alk and mg besides the diy supplements?
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    make ur own most economical way out there.
    it all depends on the amoun of corals that you have, the more corals the great ur alk and ca uptake
     
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    Reef Code powder is also available. Think it would last a long time.
     
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    Tremayn

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    Yip its cheap to make my own, but also have to consider the mega water changes... Then again, Im not really going to have that many stoney corals
     
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    yup heard that 1 before...
     
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    Hi , We use the A and B from red sea - i think its very economical for its price and for what it does - Ive been using it for about 2 weeks now and i can see a color change in certain corals.

    Like it. :)
    David
     
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    I use, magnesium and reef code A + B on my rem 130d. It's a 100 odd liter tank and I use 5ml of each every alternate day. It lasts a really long time this way.
    I am a fan of the products :)
     
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    +1 for method
     
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    I worked out that the 2L containers should last me around 2.5 months on 600L. But then I dont have that many SPS. Daily alk consumption is low at only 0.4.
     
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    reef code liquid is 250 ml treats up to 1,250 US-gallons (4,732 L)
    and the powder does double that, i use the powder and on my 110g tank should last me 6months
     
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    ah damn my post did not get posted last night!! Using diy supplements its going to work out to a bucket of salt every 3 months. So thats about R700 for 3 months excl the cost of the diy supplements
     
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    at the moment mine uses 0.3alk per day with LPS. Maybe I should have a try? but for the same price I can get enough supplements to last like 2years :whistling: .. HArd choice
     
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