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Old 07/20/2019, 12:04 PM   #1
bigjdotcom01
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Salt Question

I am torn between Tropic Marin Pro-Reef and Reef Crystals.

My latest bucket of Tropic Marin had a dKH of 7.5, Calcium of 415 and Magnesium of 1200 @ S=35. Is this normal for TM?

Reef Crystals seems to have a higher dKH (8), Calcium (approx 500) and Magnesium (approx 1410).

I will be dosing BRS two-part, but the magnesium levels seem low. Anyone have thoughts?

My 110g tall tank is currently cycling but it will be a heavy SPS setup.


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Old 07/20/2019, 05:24 PM   #2
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RC should mix up much higher than 8 (11-13)….I would double check the test kit, maybe that's why you're getting 7.5 with the trop M.


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Old 07/22/2019, 01:43 PM   #3
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i would get the cheaper one personally.


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