Carbon dosing

memphis1

New member
I just started building a 90 gallon reef. Was wondering when I can start dosing vodka. Would like to carbon dose before I get nitrate problems or ph problem
 

UTCReefer

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I wouldnt dose until your tank is more mature. I'd let the natural cycle do its thing and maybe start around the 6 month mark if you have the bioload necessary to warrant dosing.
Also why vodka? There are way cheaper sources of carbon dosing, like sugar or vinegar.
 
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