Silica?

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  1. lanzo

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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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  3. Mike

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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:

    Server error! (edit: link works, dunno why it came up like that)
     
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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

    Hennie
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    thanks guys

    i'll be finished by tomorrow with mike's link;)
     
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    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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    yip,thhat link is a bit twisted, need to reed it a couple of times
     
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