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Been using it for a year now great product. By Greenstreet.1 on 3/6/14Greenstreet.1 would recommend this product to a friendA++
great product By Dustin on 12/11/13Dustin would recommend this product to a friendbeen using it for over 2 years
Great product By Steve on 11/26/13Steve would recommend this product to a friendI have been using his product for over 2 yrs in my mixed reef 280. Easy, economical and great results. Highly recommend!
Great Product By Corey on 6/24/13Corey would recommend this product to a friendI have been usuing this product for a year with no problems. Once its dialed in on the dose I just refill my dosing containers when they are empty. I have great coral growth on all my SPS and SPS corals. I have a slight problem with low Alkalinity so I can't run this 1 to 1 with my calcium. I dose at knight at a very low rate.
Great product By Bill on 6/7/13Bill would recommend this product to a friendThis is a great, cost efficient two part dosing solution. I have used it in my 200g system for over two years with success.
Quality By Traci on 4/7/13Traci would recommend this product to a friendgood price and quality product. noticed a difference in coral growth right away
well worth the price By paul on 3/6/13paul would recommend this product to a friendit comes with plenty of powder
Awesome Product By The Reef Spot on 3/2/13The Reef Spot would recommend this product to a friendMe and my friends have been using this forever! This is the best you can find, top quality, top performance, and would use nothing else. Good job BRS!
Balanced Alk By Richard on 2/21/13Richard would recommend this product to a friendI was pointed towards this product by a fellow hobbyist. Needless to say over the counter buffer additives dont keep up well with 100+ gallon systems. I found the calculator easy to use and quite helpful. In the end after dialing in my dose levels ive never had to worry, as they are spot on every time. Excellent product and support. I definitely recommend to all my fellow hobbyists.
Very cost effective, easy to dose By Matt on 1/13/13Matt would recommend this product to a friendI've been using this product for a couple years with good results. Instructions are easy and the BRS reef calculator makes dosing this product so easy. Using the BRS calculator and Bubble Magus doser with this product is basically a "set it and forget it" type of deal, and I test magnesium a couple times per week to double check this. This product is so much cheaper than other bottled liquid magnesium products if you don't mind mixing the solution up yourself (which is very easy).
Balancing your KH By Kwadwo on 10/8/12Kwadwo would recommend this product to a friendHelps maintain balance KH and keeps my PH from going out of wack too much.
Alright By rick on 9/26/12rick wouldn't recommend this product to a friendProduct was ok, basically the same thing you can buy from a LFS.
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Ask a Question About 'BRS Bulk Soda Ash (Sodium Carbonate) Aquarium Supplement'
Previously Asked Questions
by Jose on November 13, 2013, @1:17 AM
do i need both sodium carbonate and sodium bicarbonate to dose for ALK?
Bulk Reef Supply Hey Jose,
Just one or the other will do the trick as they both accomplish the same thing. The difference is that sodium bicarbonate will have a very slight pH lowering effect and sodium carbonate will have a small ph raising effect. If your pH is less then 8.4 normally, most folks go with the soda ash (sodium carbonate).
by Frank on December 10, 2013, @3:54 AM
How many gallons of final product do you get from a one gallon size container? Is the suggested mix of two cups per gallon the max that will dissolve, or just the ideal amount? Can you mix it stronger if you want to change the ratio of alk to calc using a dual dosser with a single control for both?
Bulk Reef Supply Hi Frank,
There is 16 cups in a gallon, so if you follow the recipe of 2 cups per gallon of solution it will make 8 gallons of solution.
The 2 cups is both near the maximums solubility and easy unit of measurement to measure. it it will match the dosage for calcium. If you alter the recipe its no longer going to conform to the calculator and the dosage will no longer match up with the calcium. You don't want to alter the ratio of calcium to alkalinity because corals always consume them in a fixed ratio that is the same ratio the solutions are mixed to (so if you mix them up correctly, you should always be dosing matched amounts of calcium and alkalinity solutions).
At the current recipe you could do as you say, control both on the same timer (because the dosages would be matched), if you alter the recipe or solutions that would no longer be possible.
Soda Ash (Sodium Carbonate) is used alone or in combination with BRS Bulk Sodium Bicarbonate to maintain proper alkalinity and raise the pH of your tank. Most commonly used in the 2 Part daily dosing system in conjunction with BRS Bulk Calcium Chloride to maintain proper calcium and alkalinity levels on a daily basis. Dissolves crystal clear and meets strict BRS quality standards.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO MIX SODA ASH
- 1 Standard 8 oz. dry measuring cup
- 1 Mixing spoon
- 1 Funnel
- 1 Empty 1 gallon jug
- 1 Clean 1 gallon bucket or bowl
- 1 RO/DI or distilled water
MIXING DIRECTIONS FOR 2 PART
- Fill gallon jug 5/6 full with RO/DI or distilled water and pour into empty bucket/bowl.
- While stirring water, add 2 level dry measuring cups of soda ash.
- Once dissolved, use funnel to transfer solution to gallon jug.
- Label Alkalinity and let sit before use.
NOTE: If you have difficulty dissolving alkalinity solution float the jug in a sink of hot water and shake vigorously. Alternatively, you can mix the solution in a large open top container to allow for stirring the solution.
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