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E.S.V. B-Ionic Calcium Buffer System Part 1 - 1 Gallon  Alkalinity Refill

E.S.V. B-Ionic Calcium Buffer System Part 1 - 1 Gallon Alkalinity Refill

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E.S.V. B-Ionic Calcium Buffer System Part 1 - 1 Gallon Alkalinity Refill Information

Component No, 1 - ALKALINITY

B-Ionic Calcium Buffer is the original, unique, easy to use, two-component liquid supplement system. When using equal volumes of each component, the aquarist can easily maintain calcium and alkalinity levels with no mixing powders, disruption of ionic balance, or addition of organic chemicals. B-Ionic Calcium Buffer System does not contain phosphates or nitrates. In addition to supplying highly concentrated calcium and carbonate alkalinity required for calcification, B-Ionic Calcium Buffer System also provides all other important major, minor, and trace elements in the proper ratios to duplicate the composition of natural seawater. As a result, B-Ionic Calcium Buffer System will help restore inorganic ions lost from protein skimming and help maintain the ionic balance of the aquarium water. Starting daily dosage is 1 ml per 4 gallons of aquarium capacity.

These gallon-sized bottles are concentrated so they will need to be diluted with RO/DI (or distilled) water before use. Contains 1gal bottle of Component No. 1 - Alkalinity.

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Manufacturer Info

E.S.V. Aquarium Supplies
E.S.V. Aquarium Products is a Hicksville, New York based aquarium supply company that specializes in the production of aquarium additives and supplements. Their 2-part B-Ionic Calcium Buffer System is a staple in the marine aquarium hobby and is the company`s flagship product, earning favorable reviews and rankings from hobbyists of all levels of experience. Their additives are known for being affordable, easy to administer and chemically sound. E.S.V. recently released a spray dried phytoplankton that eliminates the need to culture live phytoplankton. Granular activated carbon, coral glue, salt mix and various other supplements round out their product offerings.

E.S.V. B-Ionic Calcium Buffer System Part 1 - 1 Gallon Alkalinity Refill Reviews

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Finally using my excess CA

Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 2/13/2015 from HAPPY VALLEY, OR UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate

Comments: I've been using the ESV products for more than 10 years on my reef tank, but have always used more of the Alk than the CA buffer. I am happy to have finally found a way to purchase only one half of the pair so that I can use up the extra CA buffer that has been stockpiling when I could only buy the two as a pair. Quick delivery, easy transactions.

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Works Well!

Reviewers Rating Great

Posted: 10/2/2014 from Goleta, CA UNITED STATES
4.0 5
Experience Level: Expert

Comments: I have been using B-Ionic for over 4 years now. It is more concentrated than some other 2-part mixes out there. This means that the contents of the jug go further. Buying in the 1 gallon jug makes using B-Ionic more affordable too.

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Finally, single part avail.

Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 5/16/2014 from Miami Beach, FL UNITED STATES
4.5 5
Experience Level: Intermediate

Comments: Been using B-Ionic since it came out and they are clearly the best product for reefers adding two part. Mixing is a pain but we'll worth it when you can get large quantities for a great price.

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Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 2/23/2014 from AGAWAM, MA UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Expert

Comments: Works Great

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Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 7/23/2012 from SPRINGFIELD, IL UNITED STATES
4.5 5
Experience Level: Intermediate

Comments: This product has been used on my system for eight months now. Part 1, along with part 2, helps to maintain my system's cal/alk stability. My corals grow and are healthy. It is easy to dilute for use.

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Easy to use

Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 8/15/2011 from KYLE, TX UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Beginner

Comments: Great product! Easy to use and to dose.

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