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Last Updated.
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All tests perform using Salifert test kits, except phosphates using Deltec test kit.

Symbol

Ideal
Level

Target
Level
Ammonia
NH4
<0.1ppm
0ppm
Nitrite
NO2
<0.2ppm
0ppm
Nitrate
NO3
<0.2ppm
<5ppm
ph
8.1-8.3
8.1-8.3
Phosphate
PO4
<0.03ppm
0
Magnesium
Mg
1250-1400ppm
1400
Calcium
Ca
380-450ppm
430-450
Strontium
Sr
5-15mg/L
5-15mg/L
Silicate
Si
<2ppm
0
Specific Gravity
Sg
35ppt / 1.026
35
Carbonate Hardness/Alkalinity
KH
7-12dKH
10-12dKH
 
Alk
2.5-4meq/L
Temperature
76-83 F
 

Test Results:-

 
NH4
NO2
NO3
pH
PO4
Mg
Ca
Sr
Si
Sg
KH
Alk
11/5/06
.7
0
1095
410
10.4
3.95
12/05/06
(Added 300g MgCl2, 41g MgSO4)
13/5/06
(Added 110kg of liverock)
14/5/06
0
.1
.5
8.1
0
1200
395
16
0
35
7.9
2.8
15/5/06
0
0
2
8.2
16/5/06
0
.01
2
8.3
18/5/06
0
0
2.5
8.3
34
20/5/06
0
0
2-5
8.3
0
1260
390
35
7.85
2.8
22/5/06
0
<.01
5
8.3
25/5/06
0
0
5
8.2
 
(Added 50kg of liverock)
26/5/06
0
.01
5-10
8.3
27/5/06
0
.025
5-10
8.3
1215
385
35
7.6
2.68
28/5/06
0
<.01
5-10
8.3
30/5/06
5-10
31/5/06
0
0
5-10
8.3
1/6/06
(Added 300g MgCl2, 41g MgSO4)
2/6/06
5-10
1260
 
(Added 300g MgCl2, 41g MgSO4)
3/6/06
0
0
5-10
8.3
0
1290
390
33
7.0
2.51
 

(Added 429g MgCl2, 59g MgSO4)
(Recalibrated Refractor)

4/6/06
1345
 
(Added 429g MgCl2, 59g MgSO4)
5/6/06
(Added more salt)
6/6/06
1440
35
7.0
2.51
 
(Calibrated Aquatronica pH sensor, readings from this now on)
(Added 12g of Sodium Bicarbonate - mixed with a litre of water dripped into sump)
7/6/06
8.02
400
7.4
2.63
 
(Double checked Aquatronica pH reading with test kit - agree)
(Added 40g CaCl2.2H2O - mixed with a litre of water dripped into sump)
8/6/06
8.19
415
35
7.4
2.63
 
(Added 6g of Sodium Bicarbonate - mixed with a litre of water dripped into sump)
10/6/06
0
0
0
0
1440
405
35
7.4
2.63
 
(Setup Calcium Reactor)
(Setup lights on refugium/dsb, added Cheato to refugium/dsb)
11/6/06
400
7.0
2.51
12/6/06
400
6.7
2.40
13/6/06
7.0
2.51
14/6/06
7.0
2.51
15/6/06
7.0
2.51
16/6/06
7.4
2.63
17/6/06
0
.01
0
8.1
0
405
35
7.7
2.74
18/6/06
7.85
2.8
19/6/06
8.0
2.86
20/6/06
8.1
410
8.3
2.97
21/6/06
8.3
2.97
22/6/06
8.3
2.97
23/6/06
415
8.3
2.97
24/6/06
0
0
.2
8.1
1440
410
35
8.3
2.97
25/6/06
8.3
2.97
26/6/06
8.0
2.86
27/6/06
8.3
2.97
29/6/06
8.6
3.09
1/7/06
0
0
0-.2
8.1
0
425
35
9.0
3.2
8/7/06
0
0
.5
8.2
0
1455
420
35
8.3
2.97
11/7/06
9.0
3.2
 
(Added 12g of Sodium Bicarbonate - mixed with a litre of water dripped into sump)
13/7/06
9.2
3.25

(Added 52g CaCl2.2H2O - mixed with a litre of water dripped into sump)
(Added 24g Sodium Bicarbonate - mixed with a litre of water dripped into sump)
(Added 52g CaCl2 2H2O - mixed with a litre of water dripped into sump

15/07/06
0
<.01
.2
8.1
.015
1455
465
16
35
10.1
3.60
22/07/06
0
<.01
.5
8.1
.015
1440
455
9.4
3.37
15/09/06
9.6
16/09/06
2.5
420
9.7
17/09/06
395
8.8
18/09/06
410
9.3
19/09/06
410
9.3
20/09/06
9.6
22/09/06
1380
10.2
23/09/06
<.01
1
410
9.6
24/09/06                    
10.0
 
25/09/06            
425
     
9.9
 
26/09/06                    
9.6
 
29/09/06                    
10.4
 
01/10/06    
1-2.5
 
0
1350
410
     
9.3
 
4/10/06                    
9.9
 
7/10/06    
2.5
   
1300
       
9.6
 
10/10/06                    
9.3
 
13/10/06          
1290
       
9.5
 
 
(Added 360g MgCl2, 49g MgSO4)
17/10/06          
1350
       
9.9
 
20/10/06
                   
9.3
 
21/10/06                    
10.1
 
24/10/06                    
9.3
 
31/10/06    
2.5
   
1500
       
9.0
 
4/11/06                    
8.4
 
5/11/06          
1470
       
8.6
 
6/11/06                    
8.8
 
8/11/06                    
8.8
 
10/11/06            
410
     
9.9
 
11/11/06    
1-2.5
       
10
       
12/11/06                    
9.0
 
19/11/06
1-2.5
1440
11.2
20/11/06
10.6
21/11/06
10.2
26/11/06

10.6

3/12/06
10.6
10/12/06
1-2.5
1380
10.2
23/12/06
1
1425
9.0
28/12/06
8.3
30/12/06
1-2.5
1390
8.8
2/01/07
8.3
6/01/07
1
0
9.0
8/01/07
1350
410
10.6
9/01/07
11.5
10/01/07
1365
11.2
12/01/07
10.8
13/01/07                    
11.2
 
14/01/07                    
11.08
 
15/01/07                    
11.1
 
19/1/07                    
9.9
holiday
22/01/07                    
8.9
holiday
25/01/07                    
9.6
holiday
6/02/07    
.5
   
1425
345
     
8.5
 
8/02/07        
0
1370
360
22
   
10.1
 
 
(Added 60g CaCl.2H20)
9/02/07            
380
     
9.6.
 
 
(Added 60g CaCl.2H20)
10/02/07            
400
     
9.5
 
11/02/07    
1-2.5
             
9.3
 
12/02/07                    
9.0
 
14/02/07            
390
     
9.3
 
 
(Added 80g CaCl.2H20)
15/02/07    
1-2.5
     
430
     
9.0
 
16/02/07                    
9.0
 
18/02/07                    
9.0
 
21/02/07    
2.5
   
1440
425
     
9.0
 
22/02/07                    
8.6
 
27/02/07                    
8.0
 
1/03/07                    
7.7
 
 
(Changed reactor to 6.4pH)
2/03/07                    
8.0