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Re: Reef calcium?

> My water has almost no GH, and I have leftover Sea Chem Reef Calcium
> from when this tank was used as a mini-reef.  Is there any reason not to
> use some of this to increase Ca++ levels in my tank?  The active
> ingredient, according to the label, is Calcium EDTA gluconate.

No, no reason not to use it, dose as you would with Flourish (i.e. 
don't overdo it). Also, the product is pH'd at 8.3... it shouldn't be 
a problem based on adding only a few mL... but I don't know how big 
your tank is and it would be prudent to check your pH before and 
after just to be on the safe side. If it did bring your pH up I 
suspect it would only be by 0.1 or so. If you have a good buffer 
system in place it should not affect your pH at all.

-Greg Morin

Gregory Morin, Ph.D.  ~~~~~~~Research Director~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Seachem Laboratories, Inc.      www.seachem.com     888-SEACHEM