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Continuum Aquatics Reef-Basis Kalkwasser, 450 grams
Continuum Aquatics Reef-Basis Kalkwasser 450 grams


 
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Brand & Manufacturer: Continuum Aquatics

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Product Code: RCO30402

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Continuum Aquatics Reef-Basis Kalkwasser is a high quality calcium hydroxide, the original German limewater method of adding calcium, providing essential calcium for increased growth rates in corals, coraline algae, crustaceans and many other marine organisms. It contains no acetate, EDTA, gluconates, polygluconates or other unnecessary organics to pollute your aquarium. 450 grams.

Kalkwasser is primarily designed for maintenance and does not work rapidly, so you should first use Continuum Aquatics Reef-Basis Kalkwasser if you have severely depleted calcium levels and need to raise them rapidly. Proper control of calcium level is imperative for the health and growth of corals and many other invertebrates. Continuum recommends that you maintain a calcium level of between 410 and 450 mg/L (ppm), an alkalinity level of 7 to 11 dKH (2.5 to 4 meq/L), and a magnesium level of 1250 to 1350 mg/L (ppm). Note: Aquarists keeping SPS corals should consider keeping alkalinity at 7 to no more than 9 dKH (2.5 to 3.21 meq/L).

Expert Use
This product is only meant for use by advanced hobbyists that are familiar with Kalkwasser. Never add powder directly to the aquarium! Dissolve 6 grams, about 2 teaspoons of product in 1 gallon of purified water to make a saturated solution. Stir vigorously, let stand for several hours. A white precipitate will form on the bottom of the container, and a crust may form on the top of the solution, this is normal. Decant the clear liquid into a dosing system and drip slowly over several days. Discard precipitate. Each gallon of Kalkwasser solution will raise the calcium level about 48 ppm in a 20 gallon (80 L) aquarium. Test the calcium level with a good quality test kit and adjust the addition rate as necessary to maintain the desired level.


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