- Component 1+, 2+, 3+ Bundle - Aquaforest
By far one of the easiest ways to dose balanced solutions calcium, alkalinity, and magnesium along with all other major and minor elements corals will need for health and vitality. The proportions are based on the Balling Method and can be dosed manually or through a dosing pump system.
- 5000 mL Component 1+
- 5000 mL Component 2+
- 5000 mL Component 3+
If you use a system like the Probiotic or Balling system, you will want to give the Component 1+, 2+, 3+ system a try for the addition of essential elements. It is by far one of the easiest systems to hook up to a 3 pump dosing system to maintain all major and minor trace elements in a reef tank. Each component contains a balanced mixture of elements that blend well together, and will not precipitate in the storage jugs.
Tip: By drilling a hole in the removable top on the jugs and purchasing a few 1/4" tank adapter bulkheads and 1/4" clear acrylic tubing will let you connect standard dosing pump tubing directly to the jugs.
Component 1+, 2+, 3+ can be used with:
- SPS corals
- LPS Corals
- Soft Corals
- Clams & other filter feeders
Dosing will vary per your aquariums demand for trace elements. For an average reef tank, the starting dose will be around 50 mL for every 100 liters (27 gal) of aquarium water (per component every day). We suggest testing your calcium, alkalinity, and magnesium levels for proper stability and adjusting accordingly.
Note: Dosing components too quickly together may cause precipitation. We recommend 1 hour between each components addition, helping prevent elements from falling out of solution.
Component 1+ contains: Ca, Sr, Ba, Co, Mn, Cu, Fe, Zn, Ni, Cr. (50mL dissolved in 27 US gal raises Ca by 9 mg).
Component 2+ contains: NaHCO3, F, I. (50mL dissolved in 27 US gal raises KH by 1.3 dKH)
Component 3+ contains: Mg, Reef Mineral Salt, K and B. (50mL dissolved in 27 US gal raises Mg by 0,6 mg).
Easy By David on 9/23/2018David would recommend this product to a friendReal easy to dose and corals colors are showing up nice
Great product By Snapper on 9/21/2018Snapper would recommend this product to a friendLove this product, once you get the proportions right. It keeps levels steady and salt levels right. Great growth color and ease. Got it down to almost two months on an order, on a 125 gal tank and 35 gal sump.
Works great when you can buy it. By Shawn on 4/26/2018Shawn would recommend this product to a friendLove this stuff so do my corals, biggest problem it’s never in stock!
Great stuff By Badabing on 4/10/2018Badabing would recommend this product to a friendBeen using for 6 months, definitely colored up allot of corals only downside is that it is not as strong for alk as most two parts, I probably use twice as much to keep my l levels constant, so I have been mixing a very small amount of kalk in my ato which helps allot!!
Amazing By Jtietz on 3/24/2018Jtietz would recommend this product to a friendEasy to use. Keeps parameters in check. Grows sps fast
Great product By Levi on 2/19/2018Levi would recommend this product to a friendI’ve only been using this product 3 weeks so I can’t say to much yet but I’ve noticed it has really help with coloration so far.
Grow grow grow your boat... By Samich Saweeng Batta on 1/18/2018Samich Saweeng Batta would recommend this product to a friend....Corals, rather.
-Easily and expectedly. Also, you can’t trust reviews that have obvious typos.
There is no reason for that in 2018 with spell check.
Great stuff BRS. This item always sells out because it works. Been utilizing this program for 1 month and the wow factor speaks for itself.
My recommendation is to start with 1/3 the suggested dosage so you do not spike you ALK. Test daily until you got it dialed in. Adjust as your ALK will drop indicating growth.
great product By jay on 12/10/2017jay would recommend this product to a friendThis is a great product i have seen amazing result in my mixed reef. My corals have been growing and the colors are great. i keep getting compliments on my tank and everyone keeps asking what are you using. i tell them aquaforest because its the truth.
best By carl guennet on 11/20/2017carl guennet would recommend this product to a friendsimply the easiest an best
Possibly the best I've ever used. By Mykey on 11/10/2017Mykey would recommend this product to a friendThis is the easiest most straightforward product Aquaforest makes. Perfectly balanced your dosing needs. Great growth and coloration!
Great product By ClowningAround on 11/7/2017ClowningAround would recommend this product to a friendOne of the other reviews said the product turned the sps brown, I don’t believe this to be true. I have been using the product for 6 months. It works great. Being able to dose all that you need in just 3 containers is a great option. This allows me to use one dosing pump that has 3 heads. My colors are really starting to come out. I will continue to use this from here on out.
Easiest Balling Method Ever By Will on 7/20/2017Will would recommend this product to a friendThis three part balling solution covers all your bases for Calcium, Alk and trace elements for SPS and LPS corals. Dose based on Alkalinity measurement and everything else falls into line without any issues. I use on both a large 375 sps reef and a smaller LPS/Soft coral tank and it works great on both.
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