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Old 06/29/2017, 09:06 AM   #1
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Dosing question, A, B & C.

I started the program about 6 months ago. 80 Gallon system, using Probiotic salt (weekly 10G water changes), NP Pro on a doser, A,F,V & E every other day drop wise. I am dosing my own Calcium and Alkalinity supplements to maintain those levels.

My question is, I have unopened bottles of Component A,B and C and I'm getting mixed information on whether I should be using them in my set-up.

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Hi,
As far I understand you are dosing Ca, Mg and Alk on your own. In that case you can use component A,B and C along with them to maintain the balance. But I will say start slowly with half the recommended doses and then based on how corals react you can increase the dosing.


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My question was really this...Are the elements in A,B and C already present in the Probiotic salt?

I do weekly 10% water changes so I don't want to be overdosing.

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My question was really this...Are the elements in A,B and C already present in the Probiotic salt?

I do weekly 10% water changes so I don't want to be overdosing.

Thanks Anirban.
Definitely they are part of the salt. If you think your coral dont need or just 10% water change can replenish the lost elements then you dont. But AF is a full balling method so based on Alk consumption they calculate other element level and premix them as dosing and generally the calculation stays spot on.


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