Grotech Carbonat pro instant 1.000 g

Grotech Carbonat pro instant 1.000 g
Grotech Carbonat pro instant 1.000 g

Carbonate hardness and pH buffer quickly available

  • stable pH
  • increases kH
  • for Balling-solution
14,95 €

incl. 19% VAT , plus shipping costs

Manufacturers recommended retail price: 14,95 €

Immediately available carbonate hardness + pH buffer

In marine aquariums, pH stability is critical. Carbonate pro instant is a special buffer and carbonate hardness (kH) former that ensures that the pH value in the marine aquarium is stabilized at a pH value between 8.0 and 8.3 and replaces carbonate hardness that has been consumed by precipitation and biological degradation processes.
Carbonat pro instant thus protects against dangerous fluctuations in pH. In reef aquariums, the ideal kH value is approx. 7 - 10 ° kH.

Carbonat pro instant is a special buffer and carbonate hardness (kH) builder for a simple and fast increase of the carbonate hardness.
It can either be used to prepare a stock solution or added directly to the Aquarium.

Prepare Balling stock solution:

Add 84 g of carbonate pro instant to a measuring cup and top off with 1.000 ml R/O water.
The Balling stock solutions of carbonate, calcium, magnesium and mineral pro instant must be dosed separately in equal parts !

Prepare stock solution:

Add 168 g carbonate pro instant to a measuring cup and fill it up with osmosis water to 2.000 ml.
By adding 36 ml of this stock solution the KH-value increases by approx. 1 °dKH per 100 liters of aquarium water.
Dosage see table in the Pictures!

Direct dosing:

1 measuring spoon (approx. 9 g) results in an increase of the carbonate hardness of approx. 3 °dKH/l per 100 liters of aquarium water.
In case of larger deviations, an increase should be carried out over several days.
Add directly to the sump, in an area with a good flow.

Use balling system with Grotech carbonate, calcium, mineral, and magnesium per instant

The Grotech Balling System, when used correctly, will cover the needs of your marine aquarium of the macro elements carbonate, calcium, magnesium.
It is therefore not necessary to use a calcium reactor.
The Grotech Balling System, consisting of Grotech Carbonate-, Calcium-, Mineral-, and Magnesium pro instant, covers the complete needs of carbonate hardness, as well as the macro elements calcium and magnesium of your marine aquarium when used correctly.
These are withdrawn from the aquarium water by healthy coral growth and must be constantly and permanently added back to the water, in the correct quantity.

  • Check your kH level over several days and determine the daily consumption of your aquarium.
  • Calculate the amount of carbonate to be dosed per instant balling solution
  • Grotech provides a free calculator for this purpose at
  • Dose this amount over several days and check if the addition is sufficient to keep the kH value stable in your reef aquarium. The target kH value to be maintained should be between 7 °dkH and 9 °dkH
  • Simultaneously dose the balling solutions of calcium and mineral pro instant in the same amount as the carbonate pro instant balling solution
  • Adjust the amount to be dosed daily if necessary.

As a rule, the consumption of carbonate, calcium and mineral pro instant Balling solutions is the same. This means the 3 solutions are to be dosed in equal parts as the calculated consumption amount of the kH solution. The dosing quantity should ideally be distributed in smaller portions throughout the day. GROTECH dosing pumps are ideally suited for this Purpose.

However, this should be checked from time to time and the quantities of the individual solutions adjusted if necessary.
The Mineral pro instant balling solution contains a high magnesium content and normally covers the magnesium consumption in the aquarium. If a magnesium deficit is nevertheless detected, this can be compensated for by increasing the addition of the Mineral pro instant balling solution or a solution of the 4th component Magnesium pro instant can be prepared and dosed separately according to requirements.