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Old 03/25/2020, 07:31 PM   #1
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Long term 2 part dosing

Working on several yrs of 2 part dosing with a 215 gal system, slapped full of all SPS.
Using about 120ml of Alk, 115 Cal.
Should I be concerned about anything.

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Old 03/26/2020, 09:56 AM   #2
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I’d say as long as all parameters are within range I wouldn’t be concerned. Are you asking out of curiosity or because you are having issues or perhaps debating in the next step? Perhaps moving to a calcium reactor setup? If you have questions on parameters getting out of wack you can always do an ICP test and calm your curiosity.

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Old 03/26/2020, 06:52 PM   #3
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When having to dose a lot of alk/cal/mag it tends to increase your salinity a bit

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Old 03/27/2020, 01:07 PM   #4
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What kind of water changes do you do?

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Old 04/23/2020, 10:05 PM   #5
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As long as you do water changes the boost in salinity is negligible

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Old 04/24/2020, 04:40 AM   #6
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As mentioned, if you're doing water changes you don't have to worry about salinity or all that babble about perfect ionic balance that Tropic Marin continually spouts about in the 3 part Balling Method.

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Old 04/27/2020, 07:42 PM   #7
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Good info, I was curious about this aswell

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