Reef Water Recommendations

Parameter: Recommendation Range
Basic
Salinity sg = 1.026 sg = 1.023-1.027
Temperature 78° F 76-83° F
pH 8.2 7.8-8.5
Nitrate < 0.2 ppm < 0.2 ppm
Nitrite < 0.2 ppm < 0.2 ppm
Advance
Calcium 420 ppm 380-450 ppm
Alkalinity 8dKH 7-11 dKH
Magnesium 1280 ppm 1250-1350 ppm
Phosphate < 0.03 ppm < 0.03 ppm
Ammonia <0.1 ppm <0.1 ppm
Silica < 2 ppm <0.06 – 2.7 ppm
Iodine .06 ppm .06 ppm
Strontium 8 ppm 5-15 ppm
Boron 4.4 ppm 10 ppm
Iron 0.000006 ppm 0.000006 ppm
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