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    Reef Builder - 16.9 oz.

    Seachem

    Item # 198658 / Manufacturer Part # 363

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    This product raises carbonate alkalinity without having an immediate impact on the pH. When used for a long period of time there is a tendency to stabilize at 8.3 pH. Carbonates and calcium are essential to coral growth and growth will cease if either becomes deficient. If used as directed, this product will not deplete calcium, magnesium or strontium which usually tends to precipitate with increasing alkalinity.

    Treats 8000 gallons of water.
    FormPowder
    Package Size16.9 oz.
    Treats up to9600 gal.
    Directions:

    BEGINNER: Use 3 g (half a level teaspoon*) per 150 L (40 gallons*) twice a week. Dissolve in at least 250 mL (1 cup*) of freshwater. Check alkalinity every 2 weeks and adjust amount or frequency accordingly.

    ADVANCED: Check alkalinity, then follow addition regimen above until alkalinity is adjusted to 4–5 meq/L. Each 3 g/150 L will raise alkalinity by about 0.25 meq/L. Quantity or frequency can be adjusted, but do not exceed 12 g/150 L per day. Thereafter, use as required to maintain alkalinity.

    EXPERT: After determining the alkalinity consumption rate, set up a continuous drip system. Use the following formula to determine how much to add to your top-off water: m=0.08va (m=grams to add to top off water, v=volume of tank in liters, a=amount to raise alkalinity in meq/L). For example, if you want to raise your alkalinity by 1 meq/L in a 200 liter tank, then you would add 0.08x200x1=16 g into the top-off water. [For reference: 1 gallon*=3.8 liters, 6 g=1 teaspoon*]. Notes: Use MultiTest: Marine pH & Alkalinity to measure total alkalinity.HINTS: Use MultiTest:™ Marine pH & Alkalinity to measure total alkalinity.
    Carbonate, bicarbonate, chloride and sulfate salts of sodium, magnesium, calcium, strontium and potassium. Each gram contains a minimum of 12 meg of alkalinity.

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