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Robnjo 05-06-2007 01:49 AM

Purple Up?
 
Does anyone here use this stuff, called "Purple Up", to help coralline algae growth?
Does it help Liver Rock as well or should I stick with my Reef Energizer ?
Rob.

Rogergolf66 05-06-2007 10:21 AM

I used it once I use a 64 oz bottle and I say no difference. I here that the Ionic 2 part suppliment works best for that.

Roger

usmc121581 05-06-2007 11:53 AM

If you use a 2 part like B-Ionic. You will get better results then useing purple up.

Robnjo 05-06-2007 05:12 PM

I'll try and gets some B-Ionic, thats the Product name?
Rob.

caferacermike 05-07-2007 06:06 PM

Purple up is horse hockey. It's the dust left over when Caribsea packages all that aragonite sand. It is impossible to have a single supplement provide a buffer, ALK, and CA in one package. It would react like cement and create aragonite sand precipitating out of suspension.


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