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Calcium Considerations

Mushroom Boy

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What exactly are the calcium requirements of an octopus (bimac) tank? Is supplementation required and what levels need to be maintained for optimum health? TIA!

Paul
 

Colin

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Hi Paul

octos require regular partial water changes and that will put in enough calcium. No extra calcium needs to be added.

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Mushroom Boy

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Thanks Colin. Is it a parameter that you even need to test for in a ceph tank? Also, would a monthly 10% change on a 100 gallon be sufficient? Thanks again.
 

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