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Old 07-05-2009, 01:53 PM   #11
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just did another 5 gallon water change and i'll do another test tonight so we'll see what happens...thanks for all the help

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That's pretty heavy stocking even for a 55g tank in just three months time. With that load you should get a skimmer. Don't worry to much about the PH just now. Cut the feeding to every other day for the fish and once a week for the corals and that should help out a lot.

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For a 55-gallon I think you should definitely get a skimmer. That will make a big difference in keeping Nitrate in check. Look into something like this:
Reef Octopus NWB 110 Needle Wheel Protein Skimmer - AquaCave

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