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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-04-2013, 04:34 PM Thread Starter
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CRS and Equilibrium

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Has anyone used equilibrium to remineralize their RO water for their CRS tank? I have some from my other tank and if possible not spend money on Mosura Mineral Plus until I needed it. Will they breed? Dosage?

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Avoid seachem equilibrium when keeping inverts. This one is considered a dirty gh booster. I've suffered many deaths until i realized it as equilibrium and switched to fluval shrimp remineralizer, then shirakura ca+, then finally salty shrimp gh+.

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I have been using it for years with shrimp. While I have an occasional shrimp death, mine breed and thrive and I never even though equilibrium to be an issue. Is anyone else having a problem with it? I have some shrimp re-mineralizer stuff too but I add that in addition to the equilibrium.

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Thanks for the reply guys. Is there one all around supplement? Can anyone share their dosing regime?
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I use Shirakura ca+, one ml per gallon takes it from 1 gh to 5 GH. Perfect for me
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