Tropic Marin Bio-Strontium is biologically Ideal Strontium Supplement for Reef Aquariums.
A sufficient supply of strontium and carbon dioxide is as essential for the growth and well-being of reef-building corals as calcium. Both elements are supplied to the corals with the help of the zooxanthellae (algae) that live symbiotically within them.
Bio-Strontium creates a natural environment in the aquarium and delivers strontium and carbon dioxide in a natural, biologically-available ionically balanced form.
- Contains strontium carbonate for corals and carbon dioxide for zooxanthellae.
- Measured amount of strontium in a truly ionically balanced formula.
- Contains all 70 trace elements found in natural sea water.
- Only natural substances are formed when dissolved: no chelates, no phosphates, no nitrates.
1 level measuring spoon increases the strontium level of 10 US Gal. / 8 Imp.Gal. / 37 l by about 2 ppm (2 mg/l). The natural concentration of seawater is 8 ppm (8 mg/l). In a reef aquarium the concentration of strontium decreases quickly through biological processes, precipitation and by the use in calcareous animals. A basic dosage of 1 level measuring spoon per 50 US Gal. / 42 Imp.Gal. / 190 l every two weeks is recommended. In an aquarium with a high population, the dosage can be as much as 1 level measuring spoon per 50 US Gal. / 42 Imp.Gal. / 190 l each week. High strontium concentrations in the aquarium may damage corals. Always be sure to monitor the strontium concentration with a Strontium Test.
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Very good for maintaining or adding more Review by Join the Revolution
Went to MACNA 2015 in D.C.. I needed a product that would enhance my Sr.levels and I found it. On the Triton water analysis test both my water samples tested well over 8ppm ( Natural seawater). T.M. is easy to add, and very effective -Once a week I add HALF of the recommended dosage to maintain mixed reef. The results are sound. Get some today. Test , Test. and Test to be sure. Tropic Marin Bio Strontium is excellent.
(Posted on 11/17/2015)