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Old 10-12-2005, 03:44 PM   #11
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I checked my water yesterday and my nitrates and nitrites are almost zero. My ammonia on the scale i forgot the exact reading but it said i was in the safe zone.
Declining water parameters are a sign of over-stocking. What does "almost" zero mean? NO2 and NH3 NEED to be at zero, any minute detectable amount is unacceptable. NO3 should be less then 10ppm. IMO, you are over-stocked and may have some poor compatibility. the tangs and the angels alone need a MUCH larger tank to house this many. As time goes by I am sure aggression will be an issue. You also have some pretty messy eaters there which could contribute to the poor water parameters. Consider thinning out your stock by at least one tang and one angel. What are you using for filtration and are you skimming?

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Old 10-12-2005, 04:36 PM   #12
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thanks for all the replys. Yes I am running a skimmer. Checked levels at my LFS and my kit was a little off. Everything was great and my guy was blown away at the readings, with what i have in there. As far as filtration the LR and a 20 gallon refugium. I have a couple powerheads moving water around. That would be about it. Thanks again for all the feedback!

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