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Old 10-09-2012, 04:45 PM   #11
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What's the best inverts to clean up detritus?
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Old 10-09-2012, 08:22 PM   #12
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A 25-50' Python. lol

Nothing I know of works better than that. You can use a filter sock along with lots of flow in the main tank to help trap and remove detritus. There really isn't an invertebrate that consumes enough of it to replace vacuuming. Not that I know of at least.
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Old 10-11-2012, 03:38 AM   #13
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Tested water today and got weird results. Zero trates and trites. Ph 8.2. And .25-.50 ammonia. How is there ammonia with no trates or trites??
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That's really strange. Maybe you accidentally added more drops or something. Maybe your test kit has gone bad...or you weren't testing correctly before?
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Old 10-11-2012, 03:15 PM   #15
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Are you testing with strips or a liquid test kit?
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Old 10-11-2012, 03:54 PM   #16
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Old 10-11-2012, 04:07 PM   #17
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Very good. Don't forget to follow the directions to the letter and really shake the tar out of your solution 2 bottle for nitrates (if it's API). It's a pain but definitely effects the accuracy.
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Old 10-23-2012, 08:37 PM   #18
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Did another water test today

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Old 10-23-2012, 09:01 PM   #19
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Why are their two different results for the same dates? How old is the system as of today? Ammonia should've gone down.

How's the new skimmer?!!!
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Old 10-23-2012, 09:25 PM   #20
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The one with 80 nitrates is for my 80 the other is my 30. The skimmer is about a month or so old.
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