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post #71 of 179 Old 04-29-2013, 09:21 PM
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Bought Kent Marine Purple Tech for my little corals. And to promote coralline algae growth.
This acts as an alkalinity buffer, and good alkalinity and calcium readings will always promote coraline algae growth.



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This acts as an alkalinity buffer, and good alkalinity and calcium readings will always promote coraline algae growth.
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Do you have a calcium test?



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Do you have a calcium test?
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Test results 4/30

Nitrate 20
Nitrite 5.0
Kh 180
PH 7.8

Ammonia hasnt been tested yet
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no
You should get one when you have a chance



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Nitrate 20
Nitrite 5.0
Kh 180
PH 7.8

Ammonia hasnt been tested yet
Have you done any water changes?



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Have you done any water changes?
not yet... i got to go get some saltwater.
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Can you have the LFS test it all? Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate, pH, Alkalinity and Calcium?



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Can you have the LFS test it all? Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate, pH, Alkalinity and Calcium?
I can see but dont think they will
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