Testing for Magnesium in your Reef Tank

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Testing for Magnesium in your Reef Tank

This video will focus on magnesium which is an often overlooked ion in our reef tanks. Reef hobbyists interested mainly in stony corals tend to tunnel vision in on calcium and alkalinity. On one hand, that makes sense because coral skeletons are primarily made up of calcium carbonate.

This video will focus on magnesium which is an often overlooked ion in our reef tanks. Reef hobbyists interested mainly in stony corals tend to tunnel vision in on calcium and alkalinity. On one hand, that makes sense because coral skeletons are primarily made up of calcium carbonate. On the other hand, it’s an incomplete view of what’s happening in our water and, keeping those levels can be challenging despite our best efforts. Here is where testing for Magnesium can help.

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About Tidal Gardens:Tidal Gardens is a coral farm located in Copley, OH. We are constantly on the lookout for amazing new corals and attempt to propagate them sustainably. In addition, Tidal Gardens produces videos on a variety of reef related topics with a focus on corals and aquaculture.About Than Thein:Than Thein is the owner of Tidal Gardens, a coral farm located in Copley, OH. He has a background in biology, computer science, business, and law and left the corporate environment to farm corals. He is also a certified diver and specializes in underwater photography and videography.

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