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Recommended Water Parameters

Temperature:
between 75° and 80° F and constant - Should not move more than two degrees in one day
Ammonia: 0 ppm - Toxic to livestock if not 0
Nitrite: 0 ppm - Toxic to livestock if not 0
Nitrate:  < 10 ppm - Can be toxic to livestock if too high
pH: between 8.1 and 8.4 
Specific Gravity: 1.024-1.026 (1.025 is ideal)

Alkalinity: between 8 and 9.5 dKH
Phosphate: < .10 ppm
Calcium: 420-440 ppm
Magnesium: 1260-1350 ppm
Iodine: 0.06 ppm
Strontium: 5-15 ppm
Live Rock: 1-1.5 lbs per gallon
Water Flow: Pumps should turn over the volume of the aquarium 10-15 times per hour


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