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hey guys

What is the ppm for silica in our reef systems...what must it be? 0?
 

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Lanzo, have a read through this link and make up you own mind, i am just a little confused right now:lol:

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From Reef Aquarium Water Parameters by Randy Holmes-Farley - Reefkeeping.com


[FONT=Georgia, Times New Roman, Times, serif][/FONT] [FONT=Georgia, Times New Roman, Times, serif][SIZE=-1]Typical Ocean Value:[/SIZE][/FONT] [FONT=Georgia, Times New Roman, Times, serif][/FONT][FONT=Georgia, Times New Roman, Times, serif][SIZE=-1]<0.06 - 2.7 ppm

[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Georgia, Times New Roman, Times, serif][SIZE=-1]Reef Aquaria Recommendation:[/SIZE][/FONT] [FONT=Georgia, Times New Roman, Times, serif][SIZE=-1]< 2 ppm, much lower if diatoms are a problem

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thanks guys

i'll be finished by tomorrow with mike's link;)
Not my strong subject chemistry, i can read it and impliment it to the tank but i'd be lying if i said i understood it in the way that some can:lol:
 

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