What is the best method for supplementing calcium and alkalinity to have healthy and happy SPS? A calcium reactor or two part dosing?
Options are available for testing parameters for a reef tank. You can use hobby grade test kits or an ICP analysis, a much more precise and thorough method.
One key to keeping an eye catching SPS dominated reef is to plan ahead and think about what the reef might look like in a year or two when it matures.
Less is better when it comes to aquascaping a reef tank. A more open aquascape will provide room for corals to grow and maximize circulation.
SPS can be very demanding to keep in a reef tank. They key is to have strong lighting, circulation and sufficient calcium and alkalinity supplementation.