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Parameters

Discussion in 'Help and Advice' started by Sorted7, Apr 25, 2018.

  1. Sorted7

    Sorted7 Registered

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    Hi all, I’m fairly new to keeping marine fish and have had my tank up and running with live stock for a good 6months now, I just wanted to check these parameters are ok tho. I am testing with a API reef master kit.

    Temp: 74.4 F
    Salinity: 1.024
    Nitrate : 0 ppm
    Phosphate: 0.25 ppm
    Calcium: 420 ppm
    kH: 161.1 ppm ( I don’t know what this is)

    Can someone tell me if these are ok and if not what are the correct parameters I’m should be looking for.

    Many thanks
     
  2. jim_fitz

    jim_fitz Admin Staff Member

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    depends what your stock is really
    soft corals would want more nitrates
    Kh =9 which is acceptable
     
  3. Barbarosa

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    I might be tempted to nudge my temperature up a bit to around 76 degrees so that there are less severe fluctuations during the summer :cool:
     
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