What do I dose First Mg or Dkh

Discussion in 'Water Parameters and Additives' started by Pete, 7 Aug 2008.

  1. Pete

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    Aaaaahhhh so could this be the problem to me not being able to lift the dkh.....????
    Just tested Ca, Mg, Ph and Dkh

    Ph 8.43 Hand Held Ph Meter
    Dkh 5-6 API
    Cal 438 TM
    Mg 1040

    So what should I dose first epson salts for mg and how much?
    And bicarb for dkh and how much...
     
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  3. mandarinman

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    Dose bicarb first half tsp in 1.50litres ro per day. Dose same with epsom salts two hours later. Dose bicarb once every day for a week and epso.m every third day. Test same time every day for first week and then weekly thereafter. Also
     
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    Also do twenty percent waterchange weekly
     
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    Hi Pete i will dose kh,ph one day, then cal the next day if it is low, then include mag,stron, thats why i use reefadvantage calcium it does the correct levels of mag and stron,with your cal,it is better to dose ph,kh one day and the rest the other day
     
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