Part of the range of element complexes healthy corals need
Contains iodine and other halogens associated with many biological processes, including the production of pink pigment in coral soft tissue
In active reef systems, these elements are depleted quickly due to their high oxidative abilities and reactivity with organic materials, so supplement daily
Details: A successful coral reef aquarium depends on how well you maintain the water parameters which are the key to a stable coral environment. All of the elements found in natural seawater play a role in providing optimal water parameters, but some are more significant than others. These elements, the foundation of the reef environment, include the three major elements: Calcium (Ca), Magnesium (Mg) and Carbonates (CO3). All three have a major effect on water chemistry (pH stability, Alkalinity, ionic strength) and on many of the coral’s biological processes (skeleton formation, ions exchange, photosynthesis). The foundation elements complement each other in the formation of coral skeleton. If not balanced correctly one of the elements will quickly limit healthy coral growth. The Reef Colors program Provides the minor and trace elements that are taken up by the coral skeleton and soft tissue and are essential for SPS corals to display their natural colors. Reef Colors A is an Iodine/Halogens complex that promote the Pink colors in corals. Reef Color A: A complex of halogens (Iodine, Bromine and Fluorine). The halogens act both as antioxidants and oxidative agents within the soft tissue and mucus layer of corals, reducing the possibility of coral bleaching. In active reef systems, these elements are depleted quickly due to their high oxidative abilities and reactivity with organic materials. Iodine and bromine are related to the pink chromo-protein (pocciloporin)
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