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Old 11-15-2012, 03:10 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by huma-huma
Your salt content should be somewhere around 1.025... 1.032 is too high and could be causing some coral problems. 50 isnt really all that bad for trates. I mean we preach about it being as close to zero as possible but i dont believe 50 would cause too many problems
Right on. I thought the corals were having more of a specific gravity issue than a nitrate issue. 1.025 is FAR safer. I'd freak out if I ever saw 1.030!

Bring it down slowly over a couple of days. Take out about one gallon of tank water in the morning and add back a gallon of RO. Again at night and so on until you read 1.025-1.026.

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Old 11-15-2012, 04:17 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by Eileen van Zyldob
using read sea coral pro salt.and there it indicates that salanity should be 1, 030 kh should be 12.2 and ca 450.so somewhere something still aint right :-( getting so confused already.feels like a never ending battle
Don't be too frustrated as long as the everything in the tank is happy then be happy

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