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Old 12-30-2013, 08:59 PM   #1
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Issues?

The past couple weeks I've been trying to figure out why my zoas and palys weren't fully open. All params good, etc. one thing I noticed tonight that I may have subconsciously noticed, is that my water has a VERY SLIGHT, milky hue to it. Barely. Very barely, but noticeable. What could this possibly be?
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Bacterial bloom maybe. Run some carbon.
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Old 12-30-2013, 09:51 PM   #3
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Yea I just hooked my AC70 back up and stuffed some polyfil and purigen in there. Hopefully it clears up and this is why my softies hate me...
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Any big change like that can do stuff like that.
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What would cause a bloom? I had them when I did freshwater but haven't seen once since I started salt...
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Have you tested your water?

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Old 12-30-2013, 10:18 PM   #7
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Yes 0's across the board. Calcium a little low at 375 and 9.5 alk.
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Old 12-30-2013, 11:15 PM   #8
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Should I run purigen and carbon? More purigen? Only carbon?
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Either purigen or carbon. No reason to run 2 media that will do similar things.
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Ok. I got one if those purigen bags. Maybe I'll get a second... I can't find too much info on saltwater blooms, any insight as to proper course of action other than wait it out?
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