PROPER WATER PARAMETERS

Saltwater Reef Aquarium

Saltwater FISH ONLY (FOWLR) Aquarium

Parameters
Suggested Level
Nitrite (NO2)
0
Strontium
8-14 ppm
Iodine
0.06 - 0.10ppm
Magnesium
1250-1350ppm
Calcium
350-450ppm
Phosphate (PO4)
< 0.2 ppm
Nitrate/Nitrogen (NO3)
< 1.0ppm
Ammonia (NH3)
0
Alkalinity
8-12 dKH
pH
8.1-8.4
Temperature
72-78
Specific Gravity
1.023-1.025
Parameters
Suggested Level
Nitrite (NO2)
0
Strontium
4-10ppm
Iodine
0.04 - 0.10ppm
Magnesium
1150-1350ppm
Calcium
350-450 ppm
Phosphate (PO4)
< 1.0 ppm
Nitrate/Nitrogen (NO3)
< 30ppm
Ammonia (NH3)
0
Alkalinity
8-12 dKH
pH
8.1-8.4
Temperature
72-78
Specific Gravity
1.020-1.025