Stabilized ionic iodide supplement for all marine fish & reef aquaria
Reef•Basis Iodide is a stabilized, safe iodide supplement, designed to nourish organisms that require iodine. It is particularly useful for soft corals of all kinds, particularly xenia, as well as gorgonians, hard corals, tunicates, marine worms such as feather dusters, sponges, macroalgae, and crustaceans, particularly shrimp. Growth rates in xenia and gorgonians will likely improve with it's use. It helps all corals and clams retain their coloration and shield against strong lighting. Reef•Basis Iodide contains no gluconate or polygluconate.
Iodine, while present in better salt mixes, is rapidly removed through ozone, skimming, carbon and other filtration and used up by inhabitants. It is necessary, therefore, to supplement it for maximum invertebrate and algae health, particularly if you have strong lighting. If you are propagating corals, be sure to use Coral Exponential TM to provide naturally ratioed amino acids for accelerated tissue growth along with Reef•Basis Calcium, Magnesium, and Strontium to provide proper minerals for aragonite growth. Also, use Coral Elements•N to add vitamins and trace minerals specifically designed for corals. Continuum recommends that you maintain about .04 to .06 mg/l (ppm) iodide level in your aquarium, if measuring.
Shake well prior to use. Add 1 capful (5 ml) per 50 US-gallons (200 L) of marine aquarium water 2 to 3 times per week. Do not overdose!
Dosing through use of a drip system is a superior method of addition. You may mix it with buffers or alkaline supplements, but not with calcium, strontium and similar products. See our website for compatibility of supplements. Determine the amount of iodide consumption during the time it takes to add the entire volume of your drip system. Determine the amount of Reef•Basis Iodide to add in milliliters by multiplying your tank capacity in gallons by the amount you want to raise it in mg/l (ppm) and by 2.5. (Example: if you have a 50 gallon tank and you want to raise the level by .01 ppm with the entire dose, you would multiply 50 x .01 x 2.5 which equals 1.25 ml of Reef•Basis Iodide or about 1/4 capfuls). Continuum recommends that you maintain about .04 to .06 mg/l (ppm) iodide level in your aquarium.
Warning: Keep out of reach of children. Not for human consumption. Contains potassium iodide, if ingested, contact a poison control center immediately! If in eyes flush with water for 15 minutes, contact a poison control center.
SICCE Whale Professional External Canister Filter
THE MOST EFFICIENT AND NATURAL FILTRATION SYSTEM
The new external filter range ideal for any aquarium with an EASY START UP system. With a large filtration volume this range is granting crystal clear water to any type of Aquarium with an extreme silent operation.
Several capacious floating baskets for biological, mechanical and chemical filter media;
SICCE Energy Effecient Technology (powered by SYNCRA SILENT motors): lowest consumption for greatest filtration performances.
"The Whale pump" by Roman J., McCarthy JJ (2010) :
A study in 2010 has attributed to whales a positive influence on the productivity of ocean fisheries, in what has been termed a "whale pump."
Whales carry nutrients such as nitrogen from the depths back to the surface. This functions as an upward biological pump, reversing the assumption of some scientists that whales accelerate the loss of nutrients to the bottom.
They note that this nitrogen input in the Gulf of Maine is "more than the input of all rivers combined," some 23,000 metric tons each year.
$19.50Dymax Stainless Steel Scissors (Straight) for planted tank uses.
Compound granulated food for pond fish particularly suitable for Koi fish, it is enriched with ingredients that enhance the splendid colour of this kind of fish.
A liquid high concentrate of non-toxic bacteria (40 million bacteria per ml) carefully selected for their capacity in breaking down organic matter and for transforming ammonia in aquariums. This product can be used in new or existing fresh and saltwater aquariums to transform highly toxic ammonia into nitrites and nitrites into nitrates. NITRIDAC actually causes the rapid degeneration of organic compounds reducing the build up of sediment or mud, restores aquarium walls and beds preventing the formation and growth of algae and also prevents an increase in nitrites.