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Old 12/17/2007, 05:10 PM   #1
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Calcium Reactor is it time?

started to see my sps growing like weeds now.using bonic 2 part now addind 60ml cal and 45 ml alk a day to keep my levels up.it is becoming a real pain in the but.will a calcium reactore save some time each day? thanks for any info.


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Old 12/17/2007, 05:14 PM   #2
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yup...if your tired of dosing every other day like I did...get a ca reactor...That is what I'm doing for my 180g setup....should be up and running in 6 wks. Checkout Reeftek ca reactors...very affordable and good quality *upflow*

You still have to add iodine, but that is the least of your worries...


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Old 12/17/2007, 05:14 PM   #3
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Depends on your coral demands. It ight be a waste to get. But will make life easier if you had one. I personnally use a kalk reactor.


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Old 12/17/2007, 05:16 PM   #4
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I'm actually going to use both ca and a kalk reactor...just tired of dosing and the cost in the long run...


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Old 12/17/2007, 05:40 PM   #5
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I'm actually going to use both ca and a kalk reactor...just tired of dosing and the cost in the long run...
Yeah I am with you on that. $8 for some kalk that last almost 2 months or $44 for B-Ionic that would last about a month if that. Once I get more of a demand for calcuim I will get a calcuim reactor. But right now a kalk reactor works just fine.


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Old 12/17/2007, 05:46 PM   #6
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You still have to add iodine, but that is the least of your worries...
why do you have to add iodine? what test kit you using to check your levels of iodine?


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