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Short Description: Kalk+2 100g/ 3.5oz Advanced Kalkwasser Supplement w/ Calcium, Strontium, & Magnesium
Item #: BT201
Manufacturer: Brightwell Aquatics
Category: Supplements & Additives*
Subcategory: S&A, Reef Additives
Related Product: Simple Science Calcium Chloride Anhydrous 5lb
Substitute Product: Simple Science Magnesium Chloride Hexahydrate 1.5lb
Use product with: Reef Foundation Pro Multi Test Kit (Calcium, Alkalinity, & Magnesium)

 

Overview: Contains calcium, strontium, and magnesium in the same ionic ratios found in aragonite. This unique feature increases the usefulness of Kalk+2 to reef-building invertebrates such as corals, clams, calcareous algae, etc. Provides temporary alkalinity and helps maintain pH within the desired range when used as directed Adds no conservative elements, such as chloride, to the aquarium Improves upon the industry-standard powdered calcium supplement over the past three decades Formulated by a marine scientist Instructions and Guidelines: Kalk+2 is intended for use by experienced hobbyists who are familiar with kalkwasser (calcium hydroxide-based) products. The calcium concentration (Ca2+) and pH in the aquarium should be determined by using an accurate test kit prior to supplementing. Do not add this product directly to an aquarium without diluting in water as directed, and do not overdose; it must be added in a controlled fashion with a dosing device. Create a stock solution by dissolving 6 grams (~1 tsp) of Kalk+2 in 1 US-gallon of fresh water (preferably purified) and allowing at least one hour for any settling to occur; each ml of the saturated solution will increase the Ca2+ in 1 US-gallon (3.785 L) of water by 2.3 ppm, strontium concentration by 0.04 ppm, and magnesium concentration by 0.06 ppm. This solution must then be dosed/dripped into the aquarium at such a rate that salinity does not fall below 1.021 g/cm3 and pH does not increase by more than 0.1 every hour, nor is it ever allowed to exceed a value of 8.5. Dosing at night when pH in a reef aquarium is naturally depressed is often performed to avoid exceeding the maximum allowable pH value. If the Ca2+ in an aquarium is gradually dropping despite using this product as directed, the rate of evaporation may be insufficient or pH may be too high to dose sufficient calcium to compensate for the rate of removal by reef-building aquarium inhabitants and/or undesirable chemical reactions. In this case, a secondary calcium supplement may be needed to occasionally re-establish the natural seawater concentration of calcium in the aquarium. Caution: Calcium hydroxide is a caustic material; if inhaled, remove to fresh air, and in case of contact flush skin and/or eyes with fresh water for 15 minutes. Drink 16-oz. fruit juice if swallowed and seek immediate medical attention. Keep out of reach of children. Not for human consumption. Ingredients: Calcium hydroxide, Strontium hydroxide, Magnesium hydroxide


Type Use: Saltwater
 
Sugg Price: $11.99
Our Price: $9.99
   


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