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E.S.V. B-Ionic 2-Part Calcium Buffer 2 gal Concentrate (1gal each bottle)

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Maintaining proper balance of calcium and alkalinity is important to the health of all organisms living in your aquarium. The 2-part B-Ionic Calcium Buffer System is the original, unique, easy-to-use, two-component liquid supplement system that has been formulated to provide highly concentrated calcium and carbonate alkalinity, as well as all other important major, minor, and trace elements in the proper ratios to maintain a healthy marine aquatic environment.

Benefits:
  • Replaces inorganic ions lost from protein skimming
  • Maintains ionic balance of aquarium water
  • Ensures healthy fish and corals
  • Maintains proper pH levels
  • Supplies calcium and carbonate alkalinity required for calcification
  • Does not contain phosphates or nitrates
  • Does not require mixing powders or addition of organic chemicals

Dosing:

  • Gallon-sized bottles are concentrated and will require dilution with RO/Di water prior to use
  • Start with 1 ml of each component per 4 gallons of aquarium capacity daily
  • Do not exceed 1 ml. per gallon in a 24 hour period
  • Maintain alkalinity between 3.0 and 3.75 meq/liter (8.4 and 10.5 dKH) by testing daily and adjusting dose accordingly
  • Never allow pH to rise above 8.45
Contents:
  • One (1) gallon bottle of Component A - Carbonate Alkalinity Concentration: 2800 meq/liter (7840 dKH). 1 ml per gallon of aquarium water will raise alkalinity by 0.74 meq/liter (2.07 dKH).
  • One (1) gallon bottle of Component B - Calcium Concentration: 54,000 ppm calcium ion. 1 ml per gallon of aquarium water will raise calcium concentration by 16ppm.


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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.

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will the alkinity buffer raise my ph
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Do you sell the larger containers of ESV 2 part?
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Fast shipping and MD is always great to deal with.
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Great product
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Best 2 part I've used so far. I have used this for almost a week already and corals love it nice and fat also keeps my water parameters balanced!! But like any 2 part or dosing in general you have to keep testing!!!
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ESV Two Part Calcium and Alkalinity Supplement is an easy to use, economical and logical way to supplement calcium and maintain proper alkalinity in reef aquariums that use dosing systems. It’s a staple in my reef equipment arsenal.
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solid coral growth
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great coral growth
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use more of alk buffer than calcium in general
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I have a mostly SPS tank of 150 gallons and the corals grow like weeds. I use this product, have radion lights, and use reef crystals with 10% water change weekly. This combo has produced best results over through years of tinkering
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Stable and good quality product
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My Go To 2-Part

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Easy to Use, Accurate and Reliable, 1 Gallon Bottles Are Reasonably Priced
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Pricier Than Other Options, Sometimes There is Precipitate Buildup When You Receive The Item
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The products arrive in a concentrated solution and you have to add water in order to use it. That's easy to do but sometimes it comes in with solid precipitate and you have to wait a while in order to use it, since it has to be fully dissolved. Immersing it in water water helps. This 2-part is very ...Read More
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Easiest System to use!

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Easy to dose. Very stable. Great for tanks under 150 gal
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Need Alot for bigger tanks.
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Love the quality and the ease of dosing with ESV!
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