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03-06-2007, 11:52 PM
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The “How To” Guide to Reef Aquarium Chemistry for Beginners,
Part 1: The Salt Water Itself
 
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Yes this a great article for even advanced hobbyists to read. Randy
 
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Randy Holmes-Farley never ceases to amaze me.
 
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really useful, thanks Deanos
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05-01-2007, 12:41 PM
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I appreciate all of your help and advice. I am a beginner in this hobby and have found that pretty much everyone that has some level of experience tries to go above and beyond to help a fellow reefer, no matter the experience level. Thanks again for all of your comments and related articles. I will be asking more questions as I get further along in my set up!!
 
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05-01-2007, 10:08 PM
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Generally Unnecessary or Undesirable Supplements in Most Reef Aquaria
  • Iodine
  • Strontium
  • Borate
  • Trace element mixtures
Hi Deanos,
Do you supplement Iodine? I have a few shrimp & I thought this was necessary for their molting?
 
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05-01-2007, 10:13 PM
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Si,

Iodine occurs at levels acceptable to your molting needs based on regular water changes - if you do that (weekly) there is no real need to add iodine.

Also, there is no reason to add for it, if you don't plan on testing for it -

Hope that helps,

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05-01-2007, 10:21 PM
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Like House said, I do bi-weekly water changes and don't worry about "trace elements".
 
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05-01-2007, 11:43 PM
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I read this during class, It was very well writen and had a tremendous amount of information. Is part 3 and 4 out?
 

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