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Old 05-22-2012, 10:34 AM   #11
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I would go with water change to start. Got a build up of something in the tank.
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Old 05-22-2012, 10:43 AM   #12
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You must have excess nutrients and the algae is using it therefore your test show 0 also your bulbs aren't old right? Also gotta say this yellow tang shouldn't be in a 72 gal for how active they are
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Old 05-22-2012, 10:52 AM   #13
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My yellow tang has been quite fine tbh but I'll give a huge water change and see why that'll do? I'm using Reverse Osmosis, is that all right?
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My yellow tang has been quite fine tbh but I'll give a huge water change and see why that'll do? I'm using Reverse Osmosis, is that all right?
Yeah ro water is the best for saltwater and do you have a tds meter
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Old 05-22-2012, 12:05 PM   #15
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No I should probably get one of those thx
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Old 05-22-2012, 09:04 PM   #16
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Ammonia should always read 0, so that's good. Nitrate level looks great. What about phosphate levels?
BTW, don't worry about starving your fish. In a healthy tank, they will find something to eat even if you forget to feed them for a day or two.
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Old 05-22-2012, 10:18 PM   #17
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Ammonia should always read 0, so that's good. Nitrate level looks great. What about phosphate levels?
BTW, don't worry about starving your fish. In a healthy tank, they will find something to eat even if you forget to feed them for a day or two.
I didn't test my phosphate level and my tank isn't exactly healthy do to its algae problem.
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Old 05-22-2012, 10:39 PM   #18
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Alage is caused by phosphate and nitrate, get yourself a phosphate test kit.
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What's a trustworthy phosphate kit??
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What's a trustworthy phosphate kit??
Salfriet test kits
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