What does DSR stands for?

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glennfdsr

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DSR stands for "Dutch Synthetic Reefing".
It's a ecologic responsible, sustainable and more efficient way of reefing. By controlling essential waterparameters regular waterchanges are a thing of the past.
It's also a great way to learn new things and understand the dynamics of your own reeftank.

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After an extensive period without waterchanges (2004-2012) the method was developed and shared with the reefers in 2013. Now others could benefit from the gathered knowledge and successes.
 
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If I have a 100 gallon tank, and top off 10 gallons a week, would I not have done a complete water change after 10 or 11 weeks ?
 

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I’m trying to compare this with moonshiners. Might be easier than finding reef salt lol


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If I have a 100 gallon tank, and top off 10 gallons a week, would I not have done a complete water change after 10 or 11 weeks ?
In a static and sterile situation you would have.
But your reeftank is a dynamic proces. You have polution/consumption to consider.
The art of reefing is to control this dynamic proces with targeted dosings
 

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I’m trying to compare this with moonshiners. Might be easier than finding reef salt lol


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I came across 2x50 gallon mixes yesterday and almost bought them..Wrecked it too much leaving AF though
 

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I’m trying to compare this with moonshiners. Might be easier than finding reef salt lol


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We spoke but i never had the time to really study his system. Their result seems just fine.

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This is where it all got started with.
The possibility to mix your own custom reefsalt
www.DSRreefing.com/saltcalc


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It's a great way to get "in touch" with the chemistry behind reefing, which is essential if you want to step up your reefing skills.
 
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This is the way to do your own corrections, when waterquality deviate from the targets you set.

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