I do not mean to scare you, but your aquarium water
actually has a lot of threats in it. The most common threat that aquarium owners immediately think of is the threat pose by items handled by their filters. These threats are water pollutants, things that you can see like undigested food, debris, dust that accumulates at the top of the water. This is actually the most harmless as a physical filter can easily scoop them up, segregate them and then you can easily throw them away. More dangerous are the threats dissolved in the water.
They come in two kinds. There are the chemical threats and then the biochemical threats. Biochemical threats to your aquarium water are produced by the biological breakdown of fish waste and uneaten food. When these elements break down, they produce ammonia, nitrates and nitrites. These chemicals will stress your fish and actually make them susceptible to diseases or parasites. They are really bad for your fish's health. You should vigorously test for these. Another threat which is often overlooked by aquarium owners is the threat of hard chemicals.
This is calcium, alkalinity and magnesium. This combination actually is quite crucial for salt water and reef aquariums. If you are growing coral for them to stay healthy, calcium, alkaline and magnesium levels must be at the proper levels. To test your water to make sure these elements are in their proper amounts, try the Red Sea Reef Foundation Pro Ca/Alk/Mg Multi Test Kit from Pet Store
. This titration multi test kit effectively and safely tests your water so you can mitigate coral health issues. Try the Red Sea Reef Foundation Pro Ca/Alk/Mg Multi Test Kit today.
Red Sea`s Reef Foundation Kit includes high accuracy titration tests for the accurate measurement of the elements calcium, magnesium and alkalinity (KH) which are the basic foundation elements of coral skeletons. All of these elements need to be available in balanced proportions for sustainable successful coral
health and growth.
This test kit enables accurate dosing of the Red Sea Reef Foundation Supplements
, which are part of the complete Red Sea Reef Care Program.
|Element ||Accuracy ||Test Type ||No. of Tests |
|Ca (Calcium) ||5 ppm ||Titration ||75 |
|KH (Alkalinity) ||0.05 meq/l ||Titration ||75 |
|Mg (Magnesium) ||20 ppm ||Titration ||60 |