Core7 Base Elements 1000mL Set Method

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Ultra-Pure Balanced Solutions for the Triton Method

Reformulated and super-concentrate version of the Base Elements Additives.


1000mL Kits Include:

Core7 Base Elements 1

Core7 Base Elements 2

Core7 Base Elements 3A

Core7 Base Elements 3B


Triton Core7 Base Elements is an ionically balanced, super concentrated dosing system for reef aquariums of all kinds and have been specifically developed for the Triton Method of reefing. The Triton Method utilizes accurate ICP-OES testing to analyze what elements are in your tank and their concentrations along with specific filtration requirements like sumps and large refugium. With ICP-OES testing Triton has been able to monitor what elements are consumed during coral growth and metabolic functions. Taking that data they have developed their ultra-pure line of Core7 Base Elements, that include all major and minor trace elements that your corals are going to need. 


Core7 Base Elements comes in two different sizes, 1000mL cartons, which is the perfect size for nano tanks, or if you are just starting the Triton Method. Then they also have the 10L kit and is ideal for larger systems and comes in 10L jugs.


Mixing Core7 Base Elements:

Solution 1 - Transfer contents into a 1L dosing container and it is ready to go!

Solution 2 - Transfer contents into a 1L dosing container and it is ready to go!

Solution 3A - Add 0.5 Liters of RODI water to a 1L dosing container. Add the contents of 3A and top off the container with RODI water.

Solution 3B - Add 0.5 Liters of RODI water to a 1L dosing container. Add the contents of 3B and top off the container with RODI water.


Dosing Core7 Base Elements

We highly suggest using Triton ICP-OES testing to establish a baseline, and for dosing recommendations. Prior to dosing your aquarium's alkalinity should be adjusted to 8 dKH. As a baseline starting dose, Triton recommends 2mL of each component every day per 26 gallons of system water volume. Alkalinity testing should be done on a daily basis for the first couple weeks so that consumption can be adjusted for accordingly. It is recommended not to exceed 2mL per 26 gallons of system water volume per dose, and if more solution is required then multiple doses per day can be administered.

  • Core7 Base Elements uses a 1:1 ratio - for every 1mL of Part 1 you use, you should be using 1mL of Part 2, Part 3A, & Part 3B.
  • Periodic testing with Triton Labs is highly encouraged to help fine tune your water chemistry. 
  • Dosing in smaller tanks can be done by diluting each bottle with RO/DI water but we do recommend using the standard Base Elements Additives since they are diluted and easier to distribute to smaller aquariums.


Use with Dosing Pumps

It is highly recommended to use an accurate dosing pump. Due to the super concentrated nature of the elements, it is required to dose into a high flow area of the sump ideally right before the refugium or display tank with a minimum of 5-minute intervals between solutions being dosed. It is also recommended to not dose more than 2mL per 26 gallons of water volume in a single dose. 


Want to learn more about the Triton System?

 A Guide to the Triton Method - This guide was made to give you the necessary information on how to use the Triton Method. 

 Triton Method Beginners Guide - A high-level overview of what the Triton system is and how to implement it. 

The Triton Method Full Guide - The full guide for how to set up an aquarium system for the Triton Method with the science and principles behind it.

The Unofficial Triton Method For Dummies - A guide by hobbyist focused on simplifying the Triton Method

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Product Questions

Can 3a and 3b be added to the same container and dosed?
Question by: Thomas Fleming on Dec 19, 2021, 1:10 AM
Hey there,

Yes those can be mixed together and dosed together.
Answer by: Codey on Dec 21, 2021, 2:07 PM
Can you manually dose BRS 2 part to raise KH and Ca to desired levels AFTER you start Core7? My levels were good when I started but have dipped a bit through this adjustment period. I was hoping to use leftover BRS 2 part to bring these back up instead of ordering Tritons boosters..
Question by: Ryan M. on Sep 14, 2017, 10:33 AM
Hey there,
Thanks for getting in touch with us in regards to using BRS two part to balance your Triton system. This would work perfect in getting you back to desired Ca/Alk/Mag while using the Triton method. This is a great cheaper alternative to using their product. Please let me know if there is anything else that we can assist with. Thanks!
Answer by: Tyler Schafer on Sep 30, 2017, 9:16 AM